Compound adjectives starting with “well”

Have you ever wondered how to make the most of your learning? When it comes to learning a foreign language, the best you can do is constantly learn new vocabulary. In today’s lesson, we will look at 10 compound adjectives starting with “well”. They consist of the word “well”, a hyphen, and a past participle adjective.

Let’s dive into it.

  • Well-rounded
  • Well-built
  • Well-established
  • Well-spoken
  • Well-behaved
  • Well-read
  • Well-kept
  • Well-endowed
  • Well-equipped
  • Well-earned

Compound adjectives starting with “well”


Meaning: refers to a fully developed person.
Ex: He grew up into a well-rounded scientist.


Meaning: a person with a large body and big muscles.
Ex: They described him as a well-built man with short brown hair.


Meaning: being generally known and accepted.
Ex: Microsoft Windows is a well-established computer platform.


Meaning: a person who has a clever and pleasant way of speaking.
Ex: Did you listen to Tom’s presentation? He’s a well-spoken man, isn’t he?

Compound adjectives starting with “well”


Meaning: Usually refers to children with good manners.
Ex: Generally speaking, country children are a bit more well-behaved than city children.


Meaning: a person who reads a lot of books.
Ex: Simon was an intelligent and well-read young man back in college.


Meaning: clean and tidy, in good condition.
Ex: While Wilma was the housekeeper, the house was always very well-kept.

Compound adjectives starting with “well”


Meaning: having lots of supplies.
Ex: Our country is well-endowed with crops. We don’t need to import food.


Meaning: having enough equipment or supplies.
Ex: Our gym is very well-equipped. Moreover, they always get new equipment.


Meaning: refers to something that you fully deserve.
Ex: After ten months of hard work, I’m finally going on a well-earned holiday.

Compound adjectives starting with "well"
Compound adjectives starting with “well”

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