Having or showing good breeding or manners.
- She noted that most of Brian's friends were not the amiable rogues she had imagined them to be, but quite the contrary: a bit stiff in manner, well-bred, polite, and arrogant; as were most of the ladies.
- Ultimately, the two criminals were tried for the same crime, but one got a reduced sentence on account of his well-bred looks and manners.
- The lean, athletic actress with the well-bred manner became an instant star.
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Syllabification: well bred
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