Related formsthor·ough·bred·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for thoroughbred
They acquired Lucky Pulpit for the bargain price of $2,000—about as cheap as a thoroughbred comes these days.Why California Chrome’s Fairy Tale Didn’t End Happily Ever After|Michael Fensom|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A thoroughbred horse stampeding across the Churchill Downs turn.
The mix of kickboxing, yoga and Pilates would surely whip anyone into shape, let alone a thoroughbred supermodel.Anderson Cooper Adopts The Chanel Hula-Hoop Bag; Lagerfeld talks Eating Disorders|The Fashion Beast Team|October 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Occasionally you will encounter a thoroughbred Weenie, a type of Weenie who is to the weaseling, weaselish manner born.
If we use the word advisedly, only the horse registered in the Stud Book is a thoroughbred.Patroclus and Penelope|Theodore Ayrault Dodge
Has a world-wide reputation for thoroughbred horses and cattle.Alden's Handy Atlas of the World|John B. Alden
I like her—she's a lady; but these thoroughbred 'uns—it's their skin and their mouths.The Fugitive (Third Series Plays)|John Galsworthy
But in the graver crises of life she proved herself a thoroughbred.The Palace of Darkened Windows|Mary Hastings Bradley
No: yours is a thoroughbred heart: you don't scream and cry every time it's pinched.The Philanderer|George Bernard Shaw