well-groomed


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well-groomed

(wĕl′gro͞omd′)
adj.
1. Attentive to details of dress or appearance; meticulously neat.
2. Carefully tended or curried: a well-groomed horse.
3. Trim and tidy: a well-groomed lawn.

well-groomed

adj (well groomed when postpositive)
1. (Clothing & Fashion) (of a person) having a tidy pleasing appearance
2. kept tidy and neat: a well-groomed garden.
3. (of an animal) well turned out and tended: a well-groomed horse.

well′-groomed′



adj.
1. having the hair, skin, etc., well cared for; well-dressed, clean, and neat: a well-groomed young man.
2. (of an animal) tended, cleaned, combed, etc., with great care.
3. carefully cared for; neat; tidy: a well-groomed lawn.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-groomed - having tasteful clothing and being scrupulously neat
groomed - neat and smart in appearance; well cared for; "the manager was a beautifully groomed young man"; "his horse was always groomed"
2.well-groomed - having your hair neatly brushed and combed
groomed - neat and smart in appearance; well cared for; "the manager was a beautifully groomed young man"; "his horse was always groomed"

well-groomed

adjective smart, trim, neat, tidy, spruce, well-dressed, dapper, well turned out, soigné or soignée well-groomed young men in expensive suits

well-groomed

adjective
In good order or clean condition:
Chiefly British: tight.
Translations

well-groomed

[ˌwelˈgruːmd] ADJacicalado

well-groomed

[ˌwɛlˈgruːmd] adj (person) → curato/a (nel vestire); (horse) → ben strigliato/a; (dog) → ben tenuto/a

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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