Definition of 'all-rounder'
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It's a great all-rounder if you want a healthy system. The Sun (2016)It was an unbelievable bit of fielding and that is the value of a great all-rounder. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At primary school she was an academic and sporting all-rounder. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Is he a genuine all-rounder or a bowler who bats? Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has the potential to be a genuine all-rounder. The Sun (2013)He is a good all-rounder and superb dancer too. The Sun (2014)The only time a team should go with five bowlers is when one of them is a genuine all-rounder. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A good all-rounder sauce for pasta and good for pizza bases too. The Sun (2009)We'd forgotten how great an all-rounder it can be. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's a great all-rounder and can be planted now. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For an academic all-rounder, medicine was an almost arbitrary choice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He's better known as a bowler but he has a future as a genuine all-rounder. The Sun (2011)Being talked about as a genuine all-rounder is encouraging Broad to take himself far too seriously. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is a good all-rounder, spicy and sweet. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Australia is a good all-rounder. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And it has turned on its head his desire to be known as a batting all-rounder rather than a bowling all-rounder. The Sun (2007)No other genuine all-rounder has been given the award, in no small part because the proliferation of games across three formats counts increasingly against them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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