well-read [wel-red] ExamplesWord Originadjective
- having read extensively (sometimes followed by in): well-read in oceanography.
Origin of well-read First recorded in 1590–1600 Related Words for well-read educated, knowledgeable, bookish, studious, well-informed, literate, cultured, scholarly, versed Examples from the Web for well-read Contemporary Examples of well-read
While quick on his feet, funny, pointed and well-read, Stewart is a Manhattanite through and through.
October 9, 2014
Your audience is more sophisticated and well-read, and they know who Jim Cameron and Robert Rodriguez are.
August 18, 2014
She was well-read, articulate and interested in current affairs.
August 11, 2011
Historical Examples of well-read
She was traveled, well-read, philanthropic, and broad-minded.
I found her a pleasant woman, well-read, well-educated and widely travelled.
William Le Queux
Moreover, he was cultivated and well-read, and his society was agreeable.
He spoke five, languages, and was a well-read man for his time.
Emily Sarah Holt
However, the judge was a fine, well-read man, and let them off easy.
W. G. Puddefoot
British Dictionary definitions for well-read well-read adjective (well read when postpositive)
- having read widely and intelligently; erudite
Word Origin and History for well-read adj.