: well or firmly established
well-set in his own valuesWilliam Johnson
: strongly built
a well-set athlete

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of well-set was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near well-set

Cite this Entry

“Well-set.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-set. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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