Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

Standardbred

[stan-derd-bred] /ˈstæn dərdˌbrɛd/
noun
1.
one of an American breed of trotting and pacing horses used chiefly for harness racing.
Origin of Standardbred
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; standard + bred

standard-bred

[stan-derd-bred] /ˈstæn dərdˌbrɛd/
adjective
1.
pertaining to a horse of the Standardbred breed.
Origin
First recorded in 1890-95
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Standardbred

standard-bred

noun
1.
a US and Canadian breed of trotting and pacing horse, used esp for harness-racing
Word Origin
C19: so called because they are bred to attain a prescribed standard of speed
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for standardbred

Word Value for Standardbred

0
19
Scrabble Words With Friends