well fed


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  • well-fed — [ ,wel fed ] adjective a well fed person has had a lot to eat, either at one meal or over a long period of time. This word is sometimes used for saying that the person is fat or rich: These were well fed pampered people, used to luxury. We were… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • well fed — ˌwell ˈfed [well fed] adjective having plenty of good food to eat regularly • well fed family pets • The animals all looked well fed and cared for …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-fed — adj having plenty of good food to eat ▪ The animals all look happy and well fed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-fed — [wel′fed′] adj. showing the effect of eating much good food; specif., plump or fat …   English World dictionary

  • well-fed — well′ fed′ adj. fat; plump • Etymology: 1325–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • well-fed — UK [ˌwel ˈfed] / US adjective a well fed person has had a lot to eat, either at one meal or over a long period of time. This word is sometimes used for saying that the person is fat or rich These were well fed pampered people, used to luxury. We… …   English dictionary

  • well-fed — also well fed ADJ GRADED If you say that someone is well fed, you mean that they get good food regularly. ...his well fed children …   English dictionary

  • well-fed — /ˈwɛl fɛd/ (say wel fed) adjective 1. having a plentiful, balanced diet. 2. fat; plump. Also, (especially in predicative use), well fed /wɛl ˈfɛd/ (say wel fed) …   Australian English dictionary

  • well-fed — adjective properly or adequately fed or nourished Syn: well nourished …   Wiktionary

  • well-fed — /wel fed /, adj. fat; plump. [1325 75; ME] * * * …   Universalium


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