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thoroughbred

thor·ough·bred

thoroughbred

 
pronunciation:
thuh ro bred
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective, noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: bred from pure or unmixed stock, as a horse, dog, or other animal.
similar words:
pure, well-bred
definition 2: (sometimes cap.) of, relating to, or belonging to the Thoroughbred breed of horses.
definition 3: having a good background or a thorough training or education; well-bred.
similar words:
gentle
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thoroughbred or pedigreed animal.
definition 2: (cap.) one of a breed of horses created by crossing Arabian or Turkish stallions and English mares.
 
definition 3: someone who is well-bred or well-educated.
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