Definition of Round robin

1. Noun. A tournament in which every contestant plays every other contestant.

Generic synonyms: Tournament, Tourney



2. Noun. A letter signed by a number of people.
Generic synonyms: Letter, Missive

Definition of Round robin

1. Noun. A tournament in which every player or team competes against each of the others in turn. ¹

2. Noun. (online gaming) A method of dividing loot amongst a party of players by having the game assign in turn loot to a player or an enemy corpse to loot to a player. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Round Robin

round ligament of liver
round ligament of the uterus
round lot
round number
round numbers
round of applause
round of applauses
round of drinks
round of golf
round off
round out
round pelvis
round pneumonia
round pronator muscle
round robin (current term)
round robins
round scad
round shape
round shot
round steak
round table
round tables
round the Horn
round the bend
round the clock
round the twist
round top
round trip
round trips

Literary usage of Round robin

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1. Taft Papers on League of Nations by William Howard Taft (1920)
"THE round robin » The League of Nations is an organization which cannot disclose its advantages in the rapid manner an army or a military expedition can. ..."

2. Taft Papers on League of Nations by William Howard Taft (1920)
"THE round robin » The League of Nations is an organization which cannot disclose its advantages in the rapid manner an army or a military expedition can. ..."

3. The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century by James Anthony Froude (1888)
"head, they set their names to a round-robin, in which they bound themselves as a ... Fitzgibbon, alluding scornfully to the round-robin and anticipating the ..."

4. Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville (1892)
"THE round robin. — VISITORS FROM SHOKE. AFTER the captain left, the land-breeze died away; and, as is usual about these islands, towards noon it fell a dead ..."

5. The Rough Riders by Theodore Roosevelt (1899)
"APPENDIX C [THE following is the report of the Associated Press correspondent of the "round-robin" incident. It is literally true in every detail. ..."

6. Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville (1847)
"The round robin. — Visitors from Shore. AFTER the captain left, the land-breeze died away; and, as is usual about these islands, towards noon it fell ..."

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