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all–around

adjective \ˌl-ə-ˈrand\

: relating to or involving many different things : considered in a general way

: skillful or useful in many ways

Full Definition of ALL-AROUND

1
:  considered in or encompassing all aspects :  comprehensive <the best all–around performance so far>
2
:  competent in many fields <an all–around performer>
3
:  having general utility or merit <an all–around tool>
all around adverb

Variants of ALL-AROUND

all–around also all–round \ˈl-ˈrand\
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First Known Use of ALL-AROUND

1867
ALL AROUND Defined for Kids

all–around

adjective \ˌl-ə-ˈrand\

Definition of ALL-AROUND for Kids

1
:  having many good aspects <an all-around good neighbor>
2
:  skillful or useful in many ways <an all-around athlete>

Variants of ALL-AROUND

all–around also all–round \ˈl-ˈrand\

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