well bred Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “well bred” in the English Dictionary

"well bred" in British English

See all translations

well bredadjective

uk   us  

well bred adjective (PERSON)

old-fashioned coming from a ​family that has a high ​socialposition: [before noun] a well-bred ​youngEnglish woman mainly UK speaking or ​behaving in a way that is ​generallyconsideredcorrect and ​polite

well bred adjective (ANIMAL)

(of ​horses, ​dogs, etc.) ​bred from ​parents who are both ​considered to be good ​qualityanimals
(Definition of well bred from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of well bred?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“well bred” in British English

Word of the Day

all or nothing

relates to doing something either completely or not at all

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Read More