- well′-built′ adj.
From formal English to slang. 2014.
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well-built — [ ,wel bılt ] adjective 1. ) a well built person has a body that people admire because of its strength or beauty 2. ) strong because of being built well … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
well-built — adj someone who is well built has a big strong body see usage note ↑fat1 … Dictionary of contemporary English
well-built — index solid (sound), stable, strong Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
well-built — also well built ADJ GRADED A well built person, especially a man, has quite a big body and quite large muscles. Mitchell is well built, of medium height, with a dark complexion … English dictionary
well-built — /ˈwɛl bɪlt/ (say wel bilt) adjective 1. that has been built soundly: a well built house. 2. (of a person) strongly built; broad. Also, (especially in predicative use), well built /wɛl ˈbɪlt/ (say wel bilt) … Australian English dictionary
well-built — adjective a) Constructed in a pleasing or sound manner. The basics of a well built garden b) Muscular and lean, having a body resembling that of an athlete James Lassiter was forty years old, a well built, ruggedly handsome man in the prime of… … Wiktionary
well-built — UK [ˌwel ˈbɪlt] / US adjective 1) a well built person has a body that people admire because of its strength or beauty 2) strong because of being built well … English dictionary
well built — fat Used of men and women, and of children also, because manufacturers know better than to describe somebody s little darling as obese. Less often as well fleshed: ... there is a well built girl attendant who is chased about the… … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
well-built — adj. Well built is used with these nouns: ↑man … Collocations dictionary
well built — see well built … English dictionary