American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Comprehensive in extent or depth: a good all-around education.
- adj. Able to do many things well; versatile: an all-around athlete. See Synonyms at versatile.
- adj. many-sided
- From all- + around. (Wiktionary)
“Lateefah poses for a picture with Andrea Crossman, the nurse she calls all-around awesome, and Dalia.”
“First Impression: Isaiah is best described as an all-around good person.”
“Major news media took the videos at face value back then, too, and broadcast, published, posted, and all-around trumpeted this "courageous" and--added bonus--salacious "reporting.”
“More Mardi Gras: Mardi Gras Madness is one of the area's longest-running Fat Tuesday parties, even though the New Orleans flavor comes more from wearing masks and tossing beads -- yes, it's that kind of event -- than a traditional Louisiana vibe. '80s hard rock cover band Herr Metal, '90s cover band White Ford Bronco and all-around cover band Down Wilson entertain the largely 20-something audience at the State Theatre.”
“We met up with Sebastian Petion, our driver, an all-around great person I have stayed in touch with, and he took us through the streets of Port-au-Prince.”
“Michele is an excellent writer and all-around fantastic person!”
“Trevor Brazile wore the sponsorship colors and insignia of the U.S. Army, which made him my favorite for the coveted all-around title.”
“It is also my understanding that she was the all-around favorite of the four candidates, which is a strong indicator about her credentials.”
“The former governor and mountain climber and all-around athlete should certainly be allowed in these debates.”
“With the success in recent years of such consistently smart situation comedies as ABC's Modern Family and The Middle, CBS' The Big Bang Theory and NBC's The Office and Community, I started to think that broadcast sitcoms might finally be getting beyond the frat humor and all-around crudeness that seeped into the genre in the Nineties and all but overtook it during the last decade.”
Looking for tweets for all-around.