Definition of highbred in US English:

highbred

adjective

  • 1Bred from superior stock.

    • ‘The story is told in the first person as an autobiographical memoir told by a highbred horse named Black Beauty.’
  • 2Having or showing good breeding or manners; well-bred.

    • ‘He caught the grand manner and high-bred ways of the society he frequented.’
    • ‘Lord Peter, that foppish, high-bred but utterly moral aristocrat, is in the background for much of this book.’

Pronunciation

highbred

/ˈhaɪˌbrɛd//ˈhīˌbred/