well brought up


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  • well-brought-up — [ ,wel brɔt ʌp ] adjective someone who is well brought up knows how to behave politely because they have been taught well by their parents: a well brought up child …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • well-brought-up — UK [ˌwel brɔːt ˈʌp] US [ˌwel brɔt ˈʌp] adjective someone who is well brought up knows how to behave politely because they have been taught well by their parents a well brought up child Thesaurus: politesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-brought-up — adj a child who is well brought up has been taught to be polite and to behave well …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-brought up — index civil (polite) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • well-brought-up — also well brought up ADJ GRADED If you say that someone, especially a child, is well brought up, you mean that they are very polite because they have been taught good manners. He s just a well brought up, middle class boy …   English dictionary

  • well-brought-up — UK [ˌwel brɔːt ˈʌp] / US [ˌwel brɔt ˈʌp] adjective someone who is well brought up knows how to behave politely because they have been taught well by their parents a well brought up child …   English dictionary

  • well-brought-up — adjective a child who is well brought up has been taught to be polite and to behave well …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-brought-up — [ˌwel brɔːt ˈʌp] adj knowing how to behave politely because you have been taught well by your parents …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • well bred — ▶ adjective WELL BROUGHT UP, polite, civil, mannerly, courteous, respectful; ladylike, gentlemanly, genteel, cultivated, urbane, proper, refined, polished, well behaved. * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-bred — adj 1. well brought up, well trained, well mannered, well behaved, highbred; polite, civil, mannerly, courteous; gracious, ladylike, ladyish, courtly, gentlemanly, gentlemanlike; debonair, charming, chivalrous, chivalric, gallant, cavalier. 2.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder


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