Definition of well-thought-of in US English:



  • Having a good reputation; admired or respected by others.

    ‘he was very well-thought-of within the club’
    • ‘He has a great attitude and he's very well thought of at Preston.’
    • ‘It may be not well thought of but it's one of the best jobs I have had for feeling I have made a difference.’
    • ‘It is very comforting to know that our service is so well thought of and that future generations are being spared the real problems our refuse would generate.’
    • ‘It should be a great occasion for a man who's so well thought of in the game.’
    • ‘If you go on a college campus today and try to recruit the best students out there, they are clearly not going to work for a company that is not well thought of and respected.’
    • ‘He was well thought of by his colleagues and everyone is dumbstruck.’
    esteemed, highly thought of, highly regarded, respected, well respected, looked up to, acclaimed, admired, honoured, revered, venerated, with a good reputation, reputable, of good repute, of high standing
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