wellborn

adjective

well·​born ˈwel-ˈbȯrn How to pronounce wellborn (audio)
: born of noble or wealthy lineage

Examples of wellborn in a Sentence

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

Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 25 May. 2024.

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wellborn

adjective
well·​born -ˈbȯrn How to pronounce wellborn (audio)
: coming from a good family : of gentle or noble birth

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