from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Including everything about a topic.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • I was conscious of movement all around me as predatory, multilegged things began to hunt and die.

    The Killing Kind

  • Brakes continued to squeal all around as the fifty-mile-an-hour traffic attempted to avoid piling into the already smashed cars.

    Balancing in High Heels

  • Today there are more than eleven thousand KFCs all around the world.

    It’s Your Time

  • Despite its impressive Latin name, the Herbarium was nothing more than a climate-controlled room full of metal cabinets, each containing specimens of pressed plants from Minnesota and all around the world.


  • The caravans and tents of the Goblin Market took up only a tiny bright space of all the lush greenness, and all around them in the early morning were the sounds of birds singing and trees whispering to one another.

    The Demons Covenant

  • And I began traveling all around the United States teaching classes like I taught at Slimmons.

    CSS: Shaping the New You

  • Construction workers—a hardy-looking bunch of men and women—were scattered all around the chamber, engaged in heavy lifting, laser-drilling, and energy-sawing.

    Creative Couplings

  • The white hospital sheets were tightly tucked in all around her, giving her the look of a half-wrapped mummy.

    Paradise Lost

  • Rain, wind, and leaves swooshed violently all around the car.

    The Wish Stealers

  • Their boots brushed through the wet weeds that fringed the path; all around them, the dark woods murmured with pattering rain.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.