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Definition(s):

  • (n) a versatile person who is expert at many things

Usage(s):

  1. He developed a reputation as a fast player but also a good all-rounder: equally adept at classical matches, rapid matches, knockouts and against computers.
  2. Already, the Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds snared by Hyderabad for $1.
  3. Ask the Jahilians and they'll acknowledge that this fellow has some sort of overall authority, but he isn't very popular: an all-rounder in an age of specialist statues.

News

  1. 2007 Land Rover Discovery Review

    Turbo hose blew at about 55k Km. Diesel injection pump replaced. Air suspension compressor replaced. New battery required. This car is a brilliant all-rounder for our Australian family lifestyle.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Carsurvey.org

  2. Cricket-New Zealand win toss and ask England to bat

    June 16 (Reuters) - New Zealand won the toss and asked England to bat in their final Champions Trophy Group A match in Cardiff on Sunday. All-rounder Corey Anderson will make his international one-day debut for New Zealand in place of injured pace bowler Tim Southee. Off-spinner James Tredwell came into the England side in place of Graeme Swann, who has a calf strain. The winner of Sunday's ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. EM and Solid-State Relays conserve space with slim design.

    TERMSERIES, The All-rounder, is housed in slim 6.4 or 12.8 mm design with matching profiles that can be combined as needed based on application. These relays switch loads of up to 8 A (resistive) at 250 V. Equipped with one- and two-changeover contacts, pluggable electromechanical and solid-state relays minimize required space on mounting rail. Depending on application, series offers choice of ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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Quotes

  1. "I always expected to be able to do both absolutely perfect and contribute heavily with both aspects," Watson said. "I sat down and had a chat to Freddy Flintoff about being an all-rounder and he said it's either your bowling's going really...
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Shane Watson Source: The Australian

  2. "The retirement of Andrew Flintoff has created a vacancy for an all-rounder in the squad and while we do not see Luke Wright as a like for like replacement for Andrew, we are excited by the way in which his all-round game continues to develop and...
    on Oct 8, 2009 By: Geoff Miller Source: AFP

  3. Boucher said of Kallis, who resigned as South African vice-captain after being left out: "He's the best all-rounder we've ever had and he's saved more (limited overs) games than anyone realises - and he is a far better one-day player than he is...
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Mark Boucher Source: Gulf Daily News

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