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  1. produced by or showing the results of much thought: a carefully thought-out argument.

Origin of thought-out

First recorded in 1865–70

Other words from thought-out

  • well-thought-out, adjective

Words Nearby thought-out Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use thought-out in a sentence

  • Here Gwynne kept his Blue Books and thought out his speeches, but it was not a favorite room with the guests.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • Somehow it gave Lawrence a little pang to hear this, then he cast the thought out as unworthy.

  • The work itself does not please me; it is not sufficiently thought out, and shows signs of having been written hastily.

  • You behold as a hazy vision what I have contemplated for a long time, until it is clearly outlined, thoroughly thought out.

    The Everlasting Arms | Joseph Hocking
  • Only one reflection corrected the vigourous satisfaction with which he thought out Hilda's proposition.

    Hilda | Sarah Jeanette Duncan

British Dictionary definitions for thought-out


  1. conceived and developed in the manner specified: a well thought-out scheme

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