less common variant of all-around

: considered in or encompassing all aspects : comprehensive
the best all-around performance so far
: competent in many fields
an all-around performer
: having general utility or merit
an all-around tool

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Also at stake in Denver is Jade Carey’s quest for an all-round national championship. Ndaschel, oregonlive, 20 Mar. 2023 Reaves announced his presence with an all-round effort that included playing his typically tough defense and providing hustle. Los Angeles Times, 24 Feb. 2023 Green lobby groups claim battery electric vehicles (BEV) are capable of an all-round role. Neil Winton, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2023 But the 6-10 junior, rated as a top-five national prospect, is also a much better all-round player. Kyle Neddenriep, The Indianapolis Star, 18 Feb. 2023

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“All-round.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all-round. Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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variant of all-around

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