wellborn

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

Definition of wellborn

: born of noble or wealthy lineage

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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“Wellborn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wellborn. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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