Definition of well bred adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


well bred

BrE BrE//ˌwel ˈbred//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌwel ˈbred//
(old-fashioned, formal)
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having or showing good manners; typical of a high social class a well-bred young lady She was too well bred to show her disappointment. opposite ill-bred
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: well bred