Definition of well endowed in English:

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well endowed


1Having plentiful supplies of a resource: the country is well endowed with mineral resources
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  • Kurdistan is also well endowed with that other, increasingly scarce resource, water: it is here that the Euphrates and the Tigris, as well as their major tributaries, have their origins.
  • Asia and the Pacific Indo-Malaysia is currently well endowed with tropical rainforest, within which mountain types are abundant.
  • The Central African Republic is well endowed with energy resources.
1.1Well provided with money; wealthy.
Example sentences
  • Inevitably, wealthier parents selected well-endowed private and government schools for their children, while poorer schools entered a cycle of declining resources, poorer results and falling student numbers.
  • ‘We are not a well-endowed school in spite of popular myth, and the money puts us in a position to be able to move our development programme a couple of steps ahead,’ said the headmaster.
  • It comes as no surprise that the well-endowed private schools scored an average 99 percent pass rate.
1.2 informal, humorous (Of a man) having large genitals.
Example sentences
  • You can tell a man is well-endowed by the size of his hands, feet, or nose.
  • He's said to be a very well endowed man.’
  • I even made a mental note that he was a very well-endowed guy.
1.3 informal, humorous (Of a woman) large-breasted.
Example sentences
  • No points for guessing this comment came from a well-endowed woman.
  • One could only watch so much of well-endowed women in bathing suits running before it started to get kind of boring and repetitive.
  • She was especially well-endowed and on her tight T-shirt there was an image of the blessed Henrik.

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Syllabification: well en·dowed

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