View definitions for well-read


adjective as in knowing much from reading

Discover More

Example Sentences

While quick on his feet, funny, pointed and well-read, Stewart is a Manhattanite through and through.

Your audience is more sophisticated and well-read, and they know who Jim Cameron and Robert Rodriguez are.

But in the West, the papers were not well read, much less understood.

She was well-read, articulate and interested in current affairs.

Rod Martin, a U.S. Republican Party member and former advisor, said he was thrilled by how well read the kids were.

I shudder when I chance to come across a really well-read and enlightened man!

The well-read politician will see that a contest similar to those thus indicated is going on almost all over Europe.

You might almost as well read dictionaries with a hope of getting a succinct and clear view of language.

Mr. Lee gives one the impression of being a well-read man, as, in fact, he is.

"It isn't as if she wasn't clever and well read," her daughter went on.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to well-read, such as: bookish, educated, knowledgeable, literate, studious, and well-informed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.