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Definitions and Synonyms of well-turned | Another word for well-turned | What is well-turned?

Definition 1: (of language) aptly and pleasingly expressed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where well-turned or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a well-turned phrase

(well-turned is similar to ...) exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style

"a felicitous speaker"

(well-turned belongs to category ...) a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols

"he taught foreign languages" "the language introduced is standard throughout the text" "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"

Definition 2: of a pleasing shape - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where well-turned or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a well-turned ankle

(well-turned is similar to ...) having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape

"a slim waist and shapely legs"

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