thorough-paced

adjective thor·ough-paced \ -ˈpāst \

Definition of thorough-paced

1 :thorough, complete
  • he has been a thorough-paced little villain
  • —Charles Dickens
2 :thoroughly trained :accomplished

First Known Use of thorough-paced

1646


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