[ awl-roun-der ]
/ ˈɔlˈraʊn dər /
a person of great versatility or wide-ranging skills: The job needs an all-rounder who knows sales, accounting, and something about computers.
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Origin of all-rounder
1855–60; all (a)round + -er1
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Examples from the Web for all-rounder
All-rounder, a shirt collar going all round the neck and meeting in front.The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten
British Dictionary definitions for all-rounder
a versatile person, esp in a sport
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