all–around

play
adjective \ˌȯl-ə-ˈrau̇nd\
variants: or less commonly

play \ˈȯl-ˈrau̇nd\

Definition of all–around

  1. 1 :  considered in or encompassing all aspects :  comprehensive the best all–around performance so far

  2. 2 :  competent in many fields an all–around performer

  3. 3 :  having general utility or merit an all–around tool

all around

adverb

First Known Use of all–around

1866


ALL–AROUND Defined for English Language Learners

all-around

play
adjective

Definition of all–around for English Language Learners

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

  • : skillful or useful in many ways


ALL–AROUND Defined for Kids

all–around

play
adjective \ˌȯl-ə-ˈrau̇nd\
variants: also

all–round

\ˈȯl-ˈrau̇nd\

Definition of all–around for Students

  1. 1 :  having many good aspects an all-around good neighbor

  2. 2 :  skillful or useful in many ways an all-around athlete


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