Definition of well-reared in US English:

well-reared

adjective

  • Properly or successfully reared. Now: especially well-brought-up; well-bred.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Beard (c1568–1632), Church of England clergyman and author. From well + reared.

Pronunciation

well-reared

/ˌwɛlˈrɪəd/