all-timer

noun
all-tim·​er | \ ˈȯl-ˌtī-mər How to pronounce all-timer (audio) \

Definition of all-timer

US
: an exceptional person or thing that is regarded as the best or as among the best of all time … the fifth game of the National League Championship series, in San Diego, which was an all-timer by any measure …— Roger Angell

First Known Use of all-timer

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for all-timer

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“All-timer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all-timer. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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