taking up, extending through, or occurring continually during a year:
an all-year activity.
open all year, as for business or occupancy:
an all-year resort.
usable or productive during all parts of a year:
all-year pasture; all-year fishing grounds.
On the other hand, it is difficult to explain the failure of the diarist to mention the Mokelumne, an all-year stream.
Colonial Expeditions to the Interior of California Central Valley, 1800-1820 Sherburne Friend Cook
Christian New York never had an all-year bath-house until now.
The Battle with the Slum Jacob A. Riis.
Now, without warning, he was driven to relegate himself to the lower levels of a sort of all-year Lenten penance.
The Brentons Anna Chapin Ray
- All year round
Throughout the entire year, without regard to seasons. For example, Thanks to the indoor courts we can play tennis all year round. [ Mid-1700s ]
in the manner of the ancients.
adjective, adverb (music) to be played an octave higher or lower than written 8va
- All’s fair in love and war
all’s fair in love and war People in love and soldiers in wartime are not bound by the rules of fair play. Note: This proverb is frequently used when two people are contending for the love of a third. Any conduct is permissible in certain circumstances, as in Of course he called her—all’s fair in […]