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Definition of Thoroughbred


  1. Bred from the best blood through a long line; pure-blooded; -- said of stock, as horses. Hence, having the characteristics of such breeding; mettlesome; courageous; of elegant form, or the like.
  2. A thoroughbred animal, especially a horse.

Thoroughbred Quotations

I think every chef, not just in America, but across the world, has a double-edged sword - two jackets, one that's driven, a self-confessed perfectionist, thoroughbred, hate incompetence and switch off the stove, take off the jacket and become a family man.
Gordon Ramsay

If you treat your wife like a thoroughbred, you'll never end up with a nag.
Zig Ziglar

There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.
Virginia Woolf

When you call upon a Thoroughbred, he gives you all the speed, strength of heart and sinew in him. When you call on a jackass, he kicks.
Patricia Neal

You can't win the Kentucky Derby unless you're on a thoroughbred.
Joe Torre
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Thoroughbred Translations

thoroughbred in French is pur sang, sanguin
thoroughbred in Spanish is animal de casta
thoroughbred in Swedish is rasren, fullblod
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