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English adjective: thoroughbred

1. thoroughbred having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal

Synonymspedigree, pedigreed, pureblood, pureblooded



English noun: thoroughbred

1. thoroughbred (person) a well-bred person

Broader (hypernym)adult, grownup

2. thoroughbred (animal) a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares

Broader (hypernym)bangtail, race horse, racehorse

Instance hyponymAffirmed, Assault, Citation, Count Fleet, Gallant Fox, Omaha, Seattle Slew, Secretariat, Sir Barton, War Admiral, Whirlaway

3. thoroughbred (animal) a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses

Synonymspureblood, purebred

Broader (hypernym)animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

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