American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Knowledgeable through having read extensively.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having read largely; having an extensive and intelligent knowledge of books or literature.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of extensive reading; deeply versed; -- often followed by
- adj. highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
- adj. well informed or deeply versed through reading
“As a well-read friend recently told me, it's the only book with a pink cover that examines the Reynolds defence, but that hasn't stopped dozens of people asking me how I became a chick-lit writer.”
“Readers of Lincoln's era would likely be surprised at how well-lit our homes are, and I think it's likely that we will be surprised at how well-read future book readers will be.”
“What's more -- and so exciting -- is that our new book technology can make it easier for us to lead well-read lives.”
“Readers of Lincoln's era would likely be surprised at our well-lit homes, and it's likely that we will be surprised at how well-read future book readers will be.”
“Assistant editors at The New York Review of Books tend to be well-read people, but if Mr. Goulian has consumed more than a handful of books in his life, there's no sign of it here.”
“It's a place for well-read or well-known people to give back to the fandom by spreading the word about new discoveries.”
“The winner (s) will receive nothing other than the smug self-satisfaction that they are well-read Renaissance Bubbas, which is the best kind of Bubba to be.”
“So a well-read person would do pretty well, and two well-read couples would have a very enjoyable game coming up with clever words, reminiscing about where they encountered them first, etc.”
“Fred Wilson, the venture capitalist who writes the well-read and influential blog AVC, would likely argue against this notion.”
“His exposure points not only make him well-read, they can make him the subject of controversy when those he is covering ... the players and teams ... take exception with the opinion he voices as a passionate fan.”
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