Is it easier for scientists to impress arts students with their all-round knowledge than vice versa?
The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard March 25, 2010
There are so many things to be considered if you take an all-round view.
The Girls of St. Cyprian’s Angela Brazil
The Chestertonian decadence was not even an all-round falling-off.
G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study Julius West
Some were a little frightened lest an all-round flogging should be proposed.
The Master of the Shell Talbot Baines Reed
Let us also understand that real consecration is an ‘all-round’ thing.
Standards of Life and Service T. H. Howard
Oh, yes, but personally she wanted to see a girl as charming and as “all-round” as Carroll win.
A Book of Bryn Mawr Stories Marian T. MacIntosh
Putnam was an all-round zoologist, but his specialty was fishes.
Lippincott’s Magazine, November 1885 Various
He had been captain of Eton the year before, so he was an all-round chap, and must have been a magnificent pilot.
An Onlooker in France 1917-1919 William Orpen
He was the best example of an all-round invalid I ever stacked up against.
Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
Its object is that it shall be capable of all-round defence.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 6 Various
efficient in all respects, esp in sport; versatile: an all-round player
comprehensive; many-sided; not narrow: an all-round education
1728, from all + round (adj.). All-rounder is from 1855 as a type of men’s collar; 1875 as a person who is good at everything.
- All saints’ day
a church festival celebrated November 1 in honor of all the saints; Allhallows. noun a Christian festival celebrated on Nov 1 to honour all the saints
any of various many-seeded plants, as the goosefoot, Chenopodium polyspermum, and the knotgrass, Polygonum aviculare. noun any of several plants that produce many seeds, such as knotgrass
identical with what is about to be or has just been mentioned: This street is the same one we were on yesterday. being one or identical though having different names, aspects, etc.: These are the same rules though differently worded. agreeing in kind, amount, etc.; corresponding: two boxes of the same dimensions. unchanged in character, […]
- All set
to put (something or someone) in a particular place: to set a vase on a table. to place in a particular position or posture: Set the baby on his feet. to place in some relation to something or someone: We set a supervisor over the new workers. to put into some condition: to set a […]