well-bred

adjective
\ˈwel-ˈbred \

Definition of well-bred 

1 : having or displaying good breeding : refined

2 : having a good pedigree well-bred swine

First Known Use of well-bred

1585, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of well-bred was in 1585

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well-bred

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of well-bred

: having or showing good manners

well-bred

adjective
\ˈwel-ˈbred\

Kids Definition of well-bred

: having or showing good manners : polite

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