educated [ej-oo-key-tid] ExamplesWord Originadjective
- having undergone education: educated people.
- characterized by or displaying qualities of culture and learning.
- based on some information or experience: an educated estimate of next year’s sales.
Origin of educated First recorded in 1660–70; educate + -ed2 Related formshalf-ed·u·cat·ed, adjectivenon·ed·u·cat·ed, adjectivequa·si-ed·u·cat·ed, adjectivesu·per·ed·u·cat·ed, adjectiveun·der·ed·u·cat·ed, adjectivewell-ed·u·cat·ed, adjective Related Words for well-educated educated, scientific, studied, scholarly, accomplished, well-educated, sound, experienced, versed, cultured, lettered, cultivated, grave, grounded, posted, abstruse, academic, bookish, brainy, conversant Examples from the Web for well-educated Contemporary Examples of well-educated
So the well-educated TSI visitors follow a rule: “Within these walls, we never talk politics.”
December 9, 2014
“He said he wanted to help models and actors who were well-educated, who could do something else,” Allison told the Daily News.
November 24, 2014
White, well-educated women drive the small but rapid rise, with one out of every 74 having an at-home birth.
June 27, 2014
They represent a benchmark for what an average, well-educated student on track for college should know.
Charles Upton Sahm
April 21, 2014
But beyond that, we consider ourselves (and are widely considered by others) to be a well-educated lot.
Emily L. Hauser
December 9, 2013
Historical Examples of well-educated
Well-educated gentlemen are not ashamed of manual labour in France.
He was well-educated, but of a surly disposition and insubordinate.
J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
A well-educated Philadelphian will say where is me wife for my.
The well-educated Englishman, German, and American are different things.
X is the son of unusually intelligent and well-educated parents.
Lewis Madison Terman
British Dictionary definitions for well-educated educated adjective
- having an education, esp a good one
- displaying culture, taste, and knowledge; cultivated
- (prenominal) based on experience or information (esp in the phrase an educated guess)
Word Origin and History for well-educated educated adj.
1660s, past participle adjective from educate (v.). As an abbreviated way to say well-educated, attested from 1855. Educated guess first attested 1954.