highbred

adjective
high·​bred | \ ˈhī-ˈbred How to pronounce highbred (audio) \

Definition of highbred

: coming from superior stock

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Examples of highbred in a Sentence

as the highbred descendant of one of the state's oldest families, he bristled at being ordered about by an uncouth upstart

First Known Use of highbred

1613, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of highbred was in 1613

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“Highbred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/highbred. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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