Definition of well-laced in English:

well-laced

adjective

  • 1Usually of clothes or shoes: tightly or securely fastened with laces.

  • 2Richly or generously ornamented or trimmed with lace. Now rare.

  • 3Of a drink: mixed with a generous measure of alcoholic liquor. Compare "laced". Somewhat rare.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Anthony Munday (d. 1633), playwright and translator. From well + laced.

Pronunciation

well-laced

/ˌwɛlˈleɪst/