well–read

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adjective \ˈwel-ˈred\

Definition of well–read

  1. :  well-informed or deeply versed through reading well–read in history

1574

First Known Use of well–read

1574


WELL–READ Defined for English Language Learners

well–read

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adjective \ˈwel-ˈred\

Definition of well–read for English Language Learners

  • : having gained a lot of knowledge by reading

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