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Definition of the adjective well-read

What does well-read mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. well informed or deeply versed through reading
    • examples: respect for a well-read man | well-read in medieval history
    • similar: informed
  2. highly educated; having extensive information or understanding

Alternative definition of the adjective well-read

adjective

  1. Well informed and knowledgeable through having read extensively.

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Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

well-read, well-versed. See KNOWLEDGE. well-known,adj. familiar, recognized, famous, renowned; notorious. See KNOWLEDGE. well-meaning,adj.

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

polite Well-meant falsehood—White lie Well-paid middle-class professional with a luxurious lifestyle—yuppie Well-read—learned, educated, erudite Well- read type—literati Well-suited—appropriate Well-ventilated—airy Welsh— Cambrian ...

Google previewThe Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus (2002)

by Elizabeth Jewell

well-read knowledgeable through much reading. wellrounded 1 complete and symmetrical. 2 having or showing a fully developed personality, ability, etc. well-spoken articulate or ...

Google previewThe New American Webster Handy College Dictionary (2006)

Includes Abbreviations, Geographical Names, Foreign Words and Phrases, Forms of Address, Weights and Measures, Signs and Symbols by Albert Morehead, Philip D. Morehead, Loy Morehead

a kindly, warm greet- 778 well-read ing; hospitable reception. — v.L receive gladly. weld v.t unite (pieces of metal); join. — n. a solid union; a welt where union was made. wel'fare" (wel'iaV) n. t, prosperous or healthy condition. 2, charity.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Well-prepared, well-instructed, well-informed, well-read, well-taught. Well-head, « Spring, fountain, well, well-spring, source. Well-informed, a. Correctly informed, provided with information, intelligent, well furnished with knowledge.

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If you read a lot of books you are considered well read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well viewed. (Lily Tomlin)
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