well-thought-of

adjective \ wel-ˈthȯt-ˌəv , -ˌäv \

Definition of well-thought-of

:being of good repute
  • a well-thought-of attorney

First Known Use of well-thought-of

1865


WELL-THOUGHT-OF Defined for English Language Learners

well-thought-of

adjective

Definition of well-thought-of for English Language Learners

  • : having a good reputation



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