wellborn

adjective
well·​born | \ ˈwel-ˈbȯrn How to pronounce wellborn (audio) \

Definition of wellborn

: born of noble or wealthy lineage

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Examples of wellborn in a Sentence

the wellborn men among the colonists had no experience with physical labor

First Known Use of wellborn

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wellborn was before the 12th century

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“Wellborn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wellborn. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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wellborn

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of wellborn

formal + old-fashioned : coming from a noble, important, or wealthy family

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