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1. thoroughbred

noun. ['ˈθɝːoʊˈbrɛd'] a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses.

Synonyms

  • animal
  • creature
  • pureblood
  • purebred
  • beast
  • fauna
  • animate being

Antonyms

  • woman
  • conservative
  • man
  • emotional person

Etymology

  • bred (English)
  • thorough (English)
  • þuruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Thoroughbred

  • red
  • unread
  • widespread

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A common misspelling of thoroughbred is thoroughbread

Example sentences of the word thoroughbred


1. Adjective
Thoroughbreds and thoroughbred crosses are often referred to as "hunter" types.

2. Existential there
In the United States, thoroughbred are bred primarily for racing, not other equine athletic endeavors.

3. Verb, base form
In addition to thoroughbred and harness racing, the track is home to greyhound races.

4. Noun, singular or mass
It is home to Eureka Downs, featuring live thoroughbred and quarter horse racing.

2. thoroughbred

adjective. ['ˈθɝːoʊˈbrɛd'] having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal.

Synonyms

  • pureblood
  • purebred
  • pedigreed
  • pureblooded

Antonyms

  • female
  • male
  • humane
  • mental

Etymology

  • bred (English)
  • thorough (English)
  • þuruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. thoroughbred

noun. ['ˈθɝːoʊˈbrɛd'] a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares.

Synonyms

  • racehorse
  • race horse

Antonyms

  • immature
  • unsexy
  • hybrid

Etymology

  • bred (English)
  • thorough (English)
  • þuruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. thoroughbred

noun. ['ˈθɝːoʊˈbrɛd'] a well-bred person.

Synonyms

  • grownup

Antonyms

  • underbred
  • ancestry

Etymology

  • bred (English)
  • thorough (English)
  • þuruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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