adjective(well guarded when postpositive)
  1. having sufficient protection from danger or harm

  2. kept private or out of the public eye: well-guarded secrets

Words Nearby well-guarded

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How to use well-guarded in a sentence

  • It's just that those in charge have diverted that wealth into a deep well that sits on their well-guarded estates.

  • She was very well dressed, evidently a well-guarded young thing from one of the summer colonies.

    The Butterfly House | Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • He has the whole four bridges across the creek well guarded; that is, all but one, and that's the point we have to take.

    The Blue and The Gray | A. R. White
  • Johnson,” to a soldier, “see that these girls are well-guarded until I give other orders.

    A Daughter of the Union | Lucy Foster Madison
  • He noticed also that it was well guarded and that it would require some cleverness on his part to get it.

    Algonquin Indian Tales | Egerton R. Young