standardbred

noun, often capitalized stan·dard·bred \ ˈstan-dərd-ˌbred \

Definition of standardbred

: any of a breed of trotting and pacing horses developed in the U.S., noted for speed and stamina, and used especially in harness racing

Illustration of standardbred

illustration of standardbred

First Known Use of standardbred

1921

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Learn More about standardbred


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up standardbred? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

widely and unfavorably known

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a-closeup-of-a-sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!