adjective \ˈbre-dən-thə-ˌbōn\

Definition of bred–in–the–bone

  1. 1 :  deep-rooted <bred–in–the–bone honesty>

  2. 2 :  inveterate <a bred–in–the–bone gambler>

15th Century

First Known Use of bred–in–the–bone

15th century

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