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Definition of Breeding


  1. of Breed
  2. The act or process of generating or bearing.
  3. The raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding.
  4. Nurture; education; formation of manners.
  5. Deportment or behavior in the external offices and decorums of social life; manners; knowledge of, or training in, the ceremonies, or polite observances of society.
  6. Descent; pedigree; extraction.

Breeding Quotations

It's a naive domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by its presumption.
James Thurber

I was raised in Chicago and I guess that was one of the special breeding grounds for gangsters of all colors. That was the Detroit of the gangster world. The car industry was thugs.
Quincy Jones

Along with my passion for horse breeding, I was a horse racing enthusiast... In 1974 I was elected as a committee member and subsequently as a steward of the Turf Club. I had a burning desire to clean up the sport, which had always carried the stigma of gambling and manipulation.
Cyrus S. Poonawalla

Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
Mark Twain

Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
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Breeding Translations

breeding in Swedish is avel
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