: built to be strong or to work well
a well-built house/car/system
: physically strong or attractive

Examples of well-built in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Construction Due to the nature of its work, a machete needs to be well-built with quality materials. Jim Cobb, Field & Stream, 4 Jan. 2024 This paddle board was exceptionally easy to paddle around and felt well-built with high-quality materials and stitching. Anna Popp, Travel + Leisure, 3 Jan. 2024 Though inflation was a bit noisy and the twin size was too short for a tall adult, the air mattress is well-built and highly versatile. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 9 Dec. 2023 Amazon This is both an affordable and well-built monitor. Brenda Stolyar, WIRED, 26 Nov. 2023 In a photo that appears on Galochkin’s GitHub and Gravatar profiles, a man appears well-built, with bushy dark brown eyebrows and a matching dark brown goatee. Matt Burgess, WIRED, 30 Aug. 2023 The Halo96 is exceptionally well-built, with doubleshot PBT keycaps, an aluminum case, and layers of silicone sound dampening that fine-tune its sound and feel. Chris Coke, Popular Mechanics, 23 Aug. 2023 The case is very sturdy and well-built, and the instruction manual is thorough and nicely illustrated. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, 23 Aug. 2023 The Legacy wagon also felt extremely refined and well-built—only the Volkswagen was quieter on the highway. Frank Markus, Car and Driver, 15 July 2023 See More

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“Well-built.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-built. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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