Definition of well-brought-up in English:

well-brought-up

adjective

  • Properly raised or educated, especially so as to be well-behaved or good-mannered; characterized by or displaying a good upbringing.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas More (1478–1535), lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr. From well + brought + up, after to bring up.

Pronunciation

well-brought-up

/ˌwɛlbrɔːtˈʌp/