well-turned

adjective
\ ˈwel-ˈtərnd \

Definition of well-turned

1 : symmetrically shaped or rounded : shapely
2 : concisely and appropriately expressed a well-turned phrase
3 : expertly rounded or turned a well-turned column

First Known Use of well-turned

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of well-turned was in 1592

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well-turned

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of well-turned

formal : expressed in a proper or skillful way

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