Associations to the word «Thoroughbred»

Wiktionary

THOROUGHBRED, adjective. Bred from pure stock.
THOROUGHBRED, adjective. Well-bred and properly educated.
THOROUGHBRED, noun. A horse of a breed derived from crosses between Arabian stallions and English mares, bred for racing. (Sometimes capitalized: Thoroughbred.)
THOROUGHBRED, noun. (nonstandard) (loosely) Any purebred horse.
THOROUGHBRED, noun. A person of uncommon strength or endurance (like that of a thoroughbred horse).
THOROUGHBRED, noun. A well-bred person.
THOROUGHBRED, noun. Alternative letter-case form of thoroughbred

Dictionary definition

THOROUGHBRED, noun. A well-bred person.
THOROUGHBRED, noun. A racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares.
THOROUGHBRED, noun. A pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses.
THOROUGHBRED, adjective. Having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal.

Wise words

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