well-thought-of

adjective
\ wel-ˈthȯt-ˌəv How to pronounce well-thought-of (audio) , -ˌäv \

Definition of well-thought-of

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

First Known Use of well-thought-of

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Well-thought-of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-thought-of. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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well-thought-of

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of well-thought-of

: having a good reputation

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