Thoroughbred definition

thûrō-brĕd, thûrə-, thŭr-
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A well-bred person.
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Thoroughly trained or educated; well-bred.
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A purebred or pedigreed animal, especially a horse.
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Any of a breed of horses, bred chiefly for racing, originating from crosses between Arabian stallions and English mares.
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Bred of pure stock; purebred.
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Relating or belonging to horses of the Thoroughbred.
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Purebred; pedigreed.
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Thoroughly trained, educated, cultured, etc.; well-bred.
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Excellent; first-rate.
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A thoroughbred animal; specif., [T-] any of a breed of light horse developed by crossing Arabian and Turkish stallions with English mares: it is bred primarily for racing.
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A cultured, well-bred person.
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Bred from pure stock.
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Well-bred and properly educated.
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A particular breed of horse (this does not refer to any purebred horse)
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A well-bred person.
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A person of uncommon strength or endurance.

That athlete is a real thoroughbred.

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Any of a breed of horses derived from crosses between Arabian stallions and English mares, bred for racing.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
thoroughbred
Plural:
thoroughbreds

Origin of thoroughbred

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  • From thoroughbred

    From Wiktionary