well-bred

[ wel-bred ]SEE DEFINITION OF well-bred

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WELL-BRED

His attitude was that of one who hesitated to demand silence from so well-bred a throng.

She is a well-bred animal, with a pretty face and fine feathering.

He was used to her well-bred acquiescence in his well-bred actions.

It wouldn't stand for me, but it would be too well-bred to stand against me.

A well-bred horse will outlast a common one, because it tries harder.

He appeared a pleasing, inoffensive, well-bred young fellow.

And all this had come to him in a manner like keen scent to a well-bred hound.

Such deference is no infrequent tribute to well-bred reserve.

The toilets were the freshest and the manners most well-bred in Paris.

Did he let them understand how well-bred and refined and good-looking she was?

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