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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wel thawt uhv, ov]
    • /wɛl θɔt ʌv, ɒv/
    • /wel θɔːt əv/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel thawt uhv, ov]
    • /wɛl θɔt ʌv, ɒv/

Definitions of well-thought-of word

  • adjective well-thought-of highly esteemed; of good reputation: a well-thought-of scholar; This new book is well-thought-of. 1
  • adjective well-thought-of having a good reputation; respected 0
  • adjective well-thought-of having a good reputation; of good repute 0

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Origin of well-thought-of

First appearance:

before 1570
One of the 33% oldest English words
First recorded in 1570-80

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Parts of speech for Well-thought-of


well-thought-of popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for well-thought-of

adj well-thought-of

  • big-name — having a widespread public reputation as a leader in a specified field; famous: a big-name doctor; a big-name actress.
  • creditable — A creditable performance or achievement is of a reasonably high standard.
  • prominent — standing out so as to be seen easily; conspicuous; particularly noticeable: Her eyes are her most prominent feature.
  • namer — a word or a combination of words by which a person, place, or thing, a body or class, or any object of thought is designated, called, or known.

adjective well-thought-of

  • estimable — Worthy of great respect.
  • meritable — Deserving of reward.
  • name — a dictionary of given names that indicates whether a name is usually male, female, or unisex and often includes origins as well as meanings; for example, as by indicating that Evangeline, meaning “good news,” comes from Greek. Used primarily as an aid in selecting a name for a baby, dictionaries of names may also include lists of famous people who have shared a name and information about its current popularity ranking.

Antonyms for well-thought-of

adjective well-thought-of

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