well|born «WEHL BRN», adjective.
belonging to a good family; of good lineage.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Well-born — a. Born of a noble or respect able family; not of mean birth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • well-born — [wel′bôrn′] adj. born into a family of high social position * * * …   Universalium

  • well-born — [wel′bôrn′] adj. born into a family of high social position …   English World dictionary

  • well-born — adj formal born into a very rich or important family …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-born — [ ,wel bɔrn ] adjective born to a rich family or to a family of high social class …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • well-born — ADJ GRADED Someone who is well born belongs to an upper class family …   English dictionary

  • well-born — /ˈwɛl bɔn/ (say wel bawn) adjective of good birth or family. Also, (especially in predicative use), well born /wɛl ˈbɔn/ (say wel bawn) …   Australian-English dictionary

  • well-born — adj. born into a well to do family, born into an aristocratic family …   English contemporary dictionary

  • well-born — adjective A noble, describing someone born into the upper classes …   Wiktionary

  • well-born — a. Gentle, high born, of good descent, of a good stock …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • well-born — adjective formal born into a rich or upper class family …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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