Definition of All-rounder

1. Noun. A versatile person who is expert at many things. "She's the best all-rounder they've seen in years"

Exact synonyms: All Arounder
Generic synonyms: Expert



Definition of All-rounder

1. Noun. (chiefly British) A versatile person, able to do many things well; used especially in reference to being good at various sports. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of All-rounder

all-nighters
all-or-none law
all-or-nothing
all-or-nothing phenomenon
all-out
all-outer
all-over
all-over oneself
all-overish
all-overishness
all-powerful
all-purpose
all-round
all-round(a)
all-round education
all-rounder (current term)
all-rounders
all-seater stadium
all-seeing
all-star
all-terrain bike
all-time
all-trans-retinal
all-trans retinoic acid
all-up
all-up service
all-up services
all-up weight
all-victorious
all-weather

Literary usage of All-rounder

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1. Dogdom: Monthly (1920)
"Mr. Hopton had not possessed his license any time at all when he was down as the all-rounder at Philadelphia, where he judged chows and at the Bronx dinner ..."

2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"An all round cannon is said of a cannon stroke effected by touching the cushions in succession with one's ball before striking another. all-rounder (common) ..."

3. The slang dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal by John Camden Hotten (1874)
"all-rounder, a shirt collar going all round the neck and meeting in front. Once fashionable, but little worn now. All Serene, an ejaculation of acquiescence ..."

4. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"Cf., all-rounder. 1869. Nnu York Herald, 6 Sept. 1 Prince Arthur in Canada.' A neat and elegant black dress coat, closely buttoned, pants of a light drab ..."

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