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Definition of "well-born" []

  • A noble, describing someone born into the upper classes. (adjective)

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Use "well-born" in a sentence
  • "I secretly watch the well-born ladies of the court: how they sit and speak and move and eat."
  • "Since the 1960s, well-educated and often well-born men and women have followed Murdoch and made money in newspapers, the arts and television by debasing popular taste."
  • "It is not a recent phenomenon that the cleverest Ivy Leaguers have headed off to Wall Street; simply, in recent years the process has gotten more meritocratic and stopped being just slots for the well-born and well-connected."