thoroughbred
Adjective

thoroughbred

  1. Bred from pure stock.
  2. well-bred and properly educated.
Related terms Translations
  • Russian: чистокро́вный
  • Spanish: purasangre
Noun

thoroughbred (plural thoroughbreds)

  1. A horse of a breed derived from crosses between Arabian stallions and English mares, bred for racing. (usually capitalized: Thoroughbred.)
  2. (nonstandard, loosely) Any purebred horse.
  3. A person of uncommon strength or endurance (like that of a thoroughbred horse).
    That athlete is a real thoroughbred.
  4. A well-bred person.
Translations
  • Spanish: purasangre

Thoroughbred
Noun

thoroughbred (plural thoroughbreds)

  1. A horse of a breed derived from crosses between Arabian stallions and English mares, bred for racing, with its breeding history recorded in an official stud book. (Sometimes lowercase: thoroughbred.)



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