variants or less commonly all-pro
US
: chosen as one of the best players within a league
used chiefly in the National Football League
an All-Pro wide receiver
All-Pro noun
or less commonly all-pro

Examples of All-Pro in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Diggs is a four-time pro bowler and a two-time All-Pro selection during his nine-year NFL career. Lawrence Dow, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 3 Apr. 2024 The person requested anonymity because the deal has not been signed. White, 29, played seven seasons for the Buffalo Bills, earning Pro Bowl recognition twice and All-Pro status in 2019. Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times, 27 Mar. 2024 Both Kittle and Ward earned Pro Bowl and All-Pro honors. Cam Inman, The Mercury News, 25 Mar. 2024 They got sent home in the playoffs with nine Pro Bowlers and Prescott playing at an All-Pro level. Clarence E. Hill Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 25 Mar. 2024 Bowers, a two-time Mackey Award winner, is one of the most well-rounded tight end prospects to ever enter the league, and could develop into a premier chess piece with All-Pro potential. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Mar. 2024 Things have changed dramatically since Samuel’s All-Pro season. Dieter Kurtenbach, The Mercury News, 14 Mar. 2024 There was never any question that the Cowboys were going to place the fifth-year contract option on All-Pro edge rusher Micah Parsons. Clarence E. Hill Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 6 Mar. 2024 The two-time Mackey Award winner is one of the most well-rounded tight end prospects to ever enter the NFL, and could develop into a premier chess piece with All-Pro potential. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of All-Pro was in 1922

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“All-Pro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/All-Pro. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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