- of superior breed.
- characteristic of superior breeding: highbred manners.
Origin of highbred
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Examples from the Web for highbred
She was not like Alston, not like his sister, who had a highbred charm, something in the way of Alston's own.The Prisoner
A friend of mine has a highbred Boston terrier named "Betty."Why Worry?
George Lincoln Walton, M.D.
Mrs. Highbred, hearing of her popularity, concluded to give a party and invite her.Allegories of Life
Mrs. J. S. Adams
Lucilla showed her a fine photograph of his powerful, melancholy, highbred face, and she was quite overcome by it.A Mere Chance, Vol. 2 of 3
It struck Marion by its resolution, a sort of highbred bullying and a little hardness about it.Vanitas