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  • well-cooked — food which is prepared properly …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • well done — 1. adjective a) Performed well. It was a job well done. b) Well cooked. 2. interjection An exclamation of praise or endorsement of an …   Wiktionary

  • well done — Synonyms and related words: Daedalian, adept, adroit, apt, artistic, authoritative, bien cuit, bravura, brilliant, clean, clever, coordinated, crack, crackerjack, cunning, cute, daedal, deft, dexterous, dextrous, diplomatic, done, doneness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • well-done — c.1200, wise, prudent, from WELL (Cf. well) (adv.) + p.p. of DO (Cf. do). Meaning thoroughly cooked, in reference to meat, is attested from 1747. Well done! as an exclamation of approval is recorded from mid 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • well-done — adj meat that is well done has been cooked thoroughly →well done! at ↑well1 (12) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-done — adjective well done meat is meat that has been completely cooked ─ compare RARE 2 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • well-done — well′ done′ adj. 1) performed accurately and diligently; executed with skill and efficiency 2) coo (of meat) thoroughly cooked, esp. until all redness is gone • Etymology: 1150–1200 …   From formal English to slang

  • well done — ► ADJECTIVE 1) carried out successfully or satisfactorily. 2) (of food) thoroughly cooked. ► EXCLAMATION ▪ used to express congratulation or approval …   English terms dictionary

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