well-set-up

adjective

Definition of well-set-up

: well formed, framed, or fashioned a handsome well-set-up blond young man— Dorothy C. Fisher

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First Known Use of well-set-up

1790, in the meaning defined above

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“Well-set-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-set-up. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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