well-turned

[ wel-turnd ]
/ ˈwɛlˈtɜrnd /

adjective

gracefully shaped: a well-turned ankle.
gracefully and concisely expressed: a well-turned phrase.

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Origin of well-turned

First recorded in 1610–20
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British Dictionary definitions for well-turned

well-turned

adjective (well turned when postpositive)

(of a phrase, speech, etc) apt and pleasingly sonorous
having a pleasing shapea well-turned leg
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