well-read

[ wel-red ]
/ ˈwɛlˈrɛd /

adjective

having read extensively (sometimes followed by in): well-read in oceanography.

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Origin of well-read

First recorded in 1590–1600
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well-read
/ (ˈwɛlˈrɛd) /

adjective (well read when postpositive)

having read widely and intelligently; erudite
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