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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


Similarpurebred


Antonymscrossbred


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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