- firmly set or fixed.
- strongly formed: a well-set human body.
Origin of well-set
Related Words for well-setfirm, bent, stated, specified, rooted, established, confirmed, pat, immovable, obstinate, ironclad, predetermined, intent, entrenched, appointed, regular, prescribed, determined, scheduled, fixed
Examples from the Web for well-set
Historical Examples of well-set
The head should be small, neat, “well-set” on the neck, and gracefully “carried.”The Young Lady's Equestrian Manual
The entire effect was that of the well-set stage of a society drama.The Gorgeous Girl
The neck rises from the shoulders like a column to support the well-set head.Greek Sculpture
Estelle M. Hurll
A well-set table is governed by a simple law—that of precision.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book
Instead of well-set hair, baldness, and burning instead of beauty.Modern Painters, Volume IV (of V)
- firmly established
- (of a person) strongly built