Translation of well-bred in Spanish:


distinguido, adj.

Pronunciation /wɛlˈbrɛd/


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    • My forebears were fantastically wealthy Armenians who came to England from India in the 19th century and married into a penniless but well-bred local family.
    • She noted that most of Brian's friends were not the amiable rogues she had imagined them to be, but quite the contrary: a bit stiff in manner, well-bred, polite, and arrogant; as were most of the ladies.
    • Ultimately, the two criminals were tried for the same crime, but one got a reduced sentence on account of his well-bred looks and manners.
    • A gentleman, for instance, will never be ostentatious or overbearing any more than he will ever be servile, because these attributes never animate the impulses of a well-bred person.
    • Sex education was a farce, if provided at all, and it usually wasn't. There were instances of well-bred middle-class gels entering into marriage with only the haziest idea of how babies were conceived and born.
    • Also worth noting are the promising Lanesborough and the well-bred debutante Alexius, both mounts of Miles Trindle.
    • A well-bred puppy from a respected line has the potential of living with you a long time.
    • We assume at first glance that we are looking at twins: unmarried, well-bred, middle-class women of the same height, the same stance with near-to-identical features.
    • She (34, perhaps with neat blonde hair, long fingers and understated jewellery), is plain looking, though obviously well-bred.
    • He arrived in Scarborough in 1792, a tall, well-spoken, well-bred man who apparently had the Duke of Rutland's backing to stand for one of the borough's two Parliamentary seats.
    • The lean, athletic actress with the well-bred manner became an instant star.
    • This old nag is the supposedly wonderfully well-bred mare you're trying to sell me?
    • Bold Crusader, a well-bred newcomer from the powerful Godolphin stable, and the speedy Nan Scurry are two others to note.
    • She was always such a wonderful young lady… polite, well-bred, smart as a whip.
    • Properly socialized, well-bred Pomeranians are enthusiastic and loving companions.