all-time

[ awl-tahym ]
/ ˈɔlˌtaɪm /

adjective

never surpassed or greater: Production will reach an all-time high.
regarded as such in its entire history: an all-time favorite song.

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Origin of all-time

First recorded in 1910–15
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all-time

adjective

(prenominal) informal unsurpassed in some respect at a particular timean all-time record at the Olympics
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