all-time

adjective
\ ˈȯl-ˌtīm How to pronounce all-time (audio) \

Definition of all-time

2 : being for or of all time up to and including the present especially : exceeding all others of all time an all-time best seller

First Known Use of all-time

1910, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“All-time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all-time. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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all-time

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English Language Learners Definition of all-time

: more than all others have ever been

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