well-done

adjective
\ ˈwel-ˈdən How to pronounce well-done (audio) \

Definition of well-done

1 : rightly or properly performed
2 : cooked thoroughly a well-done steak

First Known Use of well-done

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of well-done was before the 12th century

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“Well-done.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-done. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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well-done

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of well-done

: cooked completely

well-done

adjective
\ ˈwel-ˈdən \

Kids Definition of well-done

1 : done right a well-done job
2 : cooked thoroughly

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