all-rounder
noun Date: 1875 British one having many skills or uses

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • all-rounder — n. 1. 1 a versatile person who is expert at many things. she s the best all rounder they ve seen in years Syn: all arounder [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all-rounder — all rounders N COUNT Someone who is an all rounder is good at a lot of different skills, academic subjects, or sports. [BRIT] I class myself as an all rounder and a team man at heart …   English dictionary

  • all-rounder — n BrE someone with many different skills ▪ a good all rounder …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • all-rounder — [ôl΄roun′dər] n. Brit. a person who is skilled in many different areas, esp. in all aspects of a sport, as cricket …   English World dictionary

  • all-rounder — noun count BRITISH someone who is good at doing a lot of different things, especially in sports …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • all-rounder — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a person competent in a range of skills …   English terms dictionary

  • All-rounder — An all rounder is a cricket player who excels at both batting and bowling. Although all bowlers must bat, and most batsmen end up bowling occasionally, most players are skilled in only one of the two disciplines. Wicket keepers who are also very… …   Wikipedia

  • All-rounder — Au cricket, un all rounder est un joueur polyvalent, utilisé à la fois pour ses talents de batteur et de lanceur. Le terme s applique aussi parfois aux joueurs doués à la fois en tant que batteur et que gardien de guichet[1]. La définition… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • all-rounder — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms all rounder : singular all rounder plural all rounders British someone who is good at doing a lot of different things, especially in sport …   English dictionary

  • all-rounder — /awl rown deuhr/, n. a person of great versatility or wide ranging skills: The job needs an all rounder who knows sales, accounting, and something about computers. [1855 60; all (a)round + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • all-rounder — noun a versatile person who is expert at many things she s the best all rounder they ve seen in years • Syn: ↑all arounder • Hypernyms: ↑expert …   Useful english dictionary

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