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well-fed

(wĕl′fĕd′)
adj.
1. Adequately or properly nourished.
2. Overfed; fat.
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well-fed

adj (well fed when postpositive)
1. having a nutritious diet; well nourished
2. plump; fat
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well′-fed′



adj.
fat; plump.
[1325–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-fed - properly nourishedwell-fed - properly nourished      
nourished - being provided with adequate nourishment
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well-fed

adjective
1. well-nourished, healthy, in good condition The animals were sleek and well-fed.
2. plump, rounded, fat, stout, chubby, fleshy, portly, rotund, podgy a short, well-fed man with a round red face
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Translations

well-fed

[ˌwelˈfed] ADJ (lit) → bien alimentado; (in appearance) → regordete
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well-fed

[ˌwɛlˈfɛd] adjben nutrito/a
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well2

(wel) comparative better (ˈbetə) : superlative best (best) adjective
1. healthy. I don't feel very / at all well; She doesn't look very well; She's been ill but she's quite well now.
2. in a satisfactory state or condition. All is well now.
adverb
1. in a good, correct, successful, suitable etc way. He's done well to become a millionaire at thirty; She plays the piano well; Mother and baby are both doing well; How well did he do in the exam?
2. with good reason; with justice. You may well look ashamed – that was a cruel thing to do; You can't very well refuse to go.
3. with approval or praise. He speaks well of you.
4. used (with eg damn, ~jolly etc) for emphasis. You can jolly well do it yourself!
5. thoroughly. Examine the car well before you buy it.
6. to a great or considerable extent. He is well over fifty.
interjection
1. used to express surprise etc. Well! I'd never have believed it!
2. used when re-starting a conversation, starting an explanation etc. Do you remember John Watson? Well, he's become a teacher.
well-
1. in a good, satisfactory etc way etc, as in well-behaved.
2. very much, as in well-known.
ˌwell-beˈhaved adjective
behaving correctly. well-behaved children.
ˌwell-ˈbeing noun
welfare. She is always very concerned about her mother's well-being.
ˌwell-ˈbred adjective
(of a person) having good manners.
ˌwell-ˈbuilt adjective
muscular; having a strong, handsome figure.
ˌwell-ˈdone adjective
(of meat) cooked until there is no blood in it; (of food) cooked for a long time.
ˌwell-ˈearned adjective
thoroughly deserved. a well-earned rest.
ˌwell-ˈeducated adjective
educated to a good standard.
ˌwell-ˈfed adjective
correctly and sufficiently fed.
ˌwell-ˈgroomed adjective
of smart, tidy appearance.
ˌwell-inˈformed adjective
having or showing a thorough knowledge. a well-informed person/essay.
ˌwell-ˈknown adjective
familiar or famous. a well-known TV personality.
ˌwell-ˈmade adjective
a well-made table.
ˌwell-ˈmannered adjective
polite.
ˌwell-ˈoff adjective
1. rich. He is very well-off; a well-off young lady.
2. fortunate. You do not know when you are well off.
ˌwell-ˈread (-ˈred) adjective
having read many books etc; intelligent.
ˌwell-ˈspoken adjective
(of a person) speaking with a pleasing voice, in a grammatically correct way etc.
ˌwell-to-ˈdo adjective
having enough money to live comfortably.
ˌwell-wisher noun
a person who wishes one success etc.
as well
in addition; too. If you will go, I'll go as well.
as well as
in addition to. She works in a restaurant in the evenings as well as doing a full-time job during the day.
be just as well
to be fortunate; to be no cause for regret. It's just as well (that) you didn't go – the meeting was cancelled.
be as well to
to be advisable or sensible. It would be as well to go by train – the roads are flooded.
very well
fine, okay. Have you finished? Very well, you may go now.
well done!
used in congratulating a person. I hear you won the competition. Well done!
well enough
fairly, but not particularly, well.
well up in
knowing a great deal about. He's very well up in financial matters.
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If I Had My Way IF I HAD my way dear We would never grow old And to save on heating It would never be cold There'd be laughter and joy every day And all those in pain I'd make happy again If I had my way dear I'd find an island somewhere And most MPs and fiddlers I'd quickly send there And Tranmere Rovers next May Would bring us much fame And be champions again If I had my way dear The starving and ill Would all be well-fed They would all get their fill I would chase all those dark clouds away And between all their lips I'd pass steak, eggs and chips If I had my way by Doug Sharkey, Birkenhead