- having many sides.
- having many aspects: a many-sided question.
- having many interests, qualities, accomplishments, etc.; versatile: The typical person of the Renaissance was many-sided.
Origin of many-sided
First recorded in 1650–60
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Examples from the Web for many-sided
Finally, America will have to accept Bill Cosby as a many-sided man, rather than a much-loved pop-culture caricature.Newsflash: Bill Cosby Is Not Cliff Huxtable
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But he is a many-sided creature, and may still be traced in another line of descent.Sophist
He is a ready fellow, and the ready fellows are many-sided—eh, Maude?'Lord Kilgobbin
His personality was many-sided enough to make his egoism representative.Views and Reviews
William Ernest Henley
It is the work of a man many-sided in his nature, many-sided in his moods.Personality in Literature
Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
The fifteenth century is, above all, that of the many-sided men.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
- having many sides, aspects, etca many-sided personality
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