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well-appointed

[wel-uh-poin-tid] /ˈwɛl əˈpɔɪn tɪd/
adjective
1.
attractively equipped, arranged, or furnished, especially for comfort or convenience:
a well-appointed room.
Origin of well-appointed
1520-1530
1520-30
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Examples from the Web for well-appointed
Contemporary Examples
  • The Obamas and the Bidens, you may recall, journeyed to their inauguration last week on a well-appointed private railway car.

  • And not to traditional boring embassy functions or the well-appointed homes of desperate hostesses either.

Historical Examples
  • She was the landlord's daughter, and had, as such, a superior position; the house was well-appointed and always open for visitors.

    The Son of a Servant August Strindberg
  • The carriages were few, and neither rich nor well-appointed.

    Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
  • She is well-fitted with cannon and muskets and swords, and all agreed so well-appointed a ship had never sailed "out over Bar."

    The World's Greatest Books, Volume V. Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  • Only simple and well-appointed formations should be employed.

  • His sumptuous, well-appointed table was placed in grandiose fashion at their disposal.

    The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete Madame La Marquise De Montespan
  • Triple wages to those who will take service on a well-appointed ship.

  • She seemed throughout a well-appointed boat, no money having apparently been spared to make her efficient and comfortable.

    The Pit Prop Syndicate Freeman Wills Crofts
  • It reminded her of one of Orchardson's silent, well-appointed tragedies.

    Dodo, Volumes 1 and 2 Edward Frederic Benson
British Dictionary definitions for well-appointed

well-appointed

adjective (well appointed when postpositive)
1.
well equipped or furnished; properly supplied
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