less common variant 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

Examples of all-round in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The five nominees for Courier Journal Student of the Week are scholars, overcomers and all-round inspiring individuals. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, 22 Apr. 2024 Gege Reed The five nominees for Courier Journal Student of the Week are scholars, overcomers and all-round inspiring individuals. The Courier-Journal, 22 Apr. 2024 Use physical, emotional and intellectual tactics to give an all-round vision of the possibilities. Eugenia Last, The Mercury News, 8 Apr. 2024 Sturdy and durable, these shoes combine breathable comfort and excellent arch support for an all-round pleasurable hiking experience. Samson McDougall, Health, 4 Aug. 2023 And it’s got an all-round elastic to secure it into place under your sheets. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 12 Mar. 2024 Frederick Kiesler was a mutant creature of the early twentieth century: an experimental designer who was also an artist who was also an inventor, writer, architect, professor, and all-round charismatically wacky visionary. The New Yorker, 1 Mar. 2024 Touring data was also included to demonstrate all-round popularity and success. Hugh McIntyre, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 Its 360° all-round field of view allows panoramic vision. Hilary Tetenbaum, USA TODAY, 30 Jan. 2024

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“All-round.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all-round. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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all-round

variant of all-around

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