thorough-paced

adjective
thor·​ough-paced | \ ˌthər-əˈpāst How to pronounce thorough-paced (audio) , ˌthə-rə- \

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

circa 1628, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Thorough-paced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thorough-paced. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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