"all-American" meaning in English

Adjective

IPA: /ˌɔːl əˈmɛɹɪk(ə)n/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˌɔl əˈmɛɹəkən/ [General-American]
  1. Comprising things that are wholly from the United States of America; completely made in the United States. Tags: not-comparable
  2. Regarded as embodying the ideal qualities of the United States; (specifically) of a person: courageous, heroic; honest, wholesome, etc. Tags: not-comparable
  3. Of a person or a team, or some other thing: regarded as the best in the United States. Tags: US, chiefly, not-comparable Topics: sports Categories: American English, Sports
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: English compound words, United States Synonyms: American as apple pie Derived forms: all-Americanness Translations (comprising things wholly from the United States of America; made in the United States): aitoamerikkalainen (Finnish), periamerikkalainen (Finnish)

Noun

Forms: all-Americans [plural] IPA: /ˌɔːl əˈmɛɹɪk(ə)n/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˌɔl əˈmɛɹəkən/ [General-American]
  1. A person or thing regarded as embodying the ideal qualities of the United States of America; (specifically) a person from the United States who is courageous, heroic, honest, wholesome, etc.
  2. A person or a team, or some other thing, regarded as the best in the United States. Tags: US, chiefly Topics: sports Categories: American English, Sports
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: English compound words, United States Translations (person or thing regarded as emboding the ideal qualities of the United States of America): kunnon amerikkalainen (Finnish), oikea amerikkalainen (Finnish)

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