well-ridden

ridden

[rid-n]
verb
a past participle of ride.

unridden, adjective
well-ridden, adjective
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ridden (ˈrɪdən)
 
vb
1.  the past participle of ride
 
adj
2.  (in combination) afflicted, affected, or dominated by something specified: damp-ridden; disease-ridden

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ridden
mid-14c., pp. of ride (q.v.). Sense evolution, via horses, from "that which has been ridden upon, broken in" (1520s) to, in compounds, "oppressed, taken advantage of" (1650s).
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ride definition


  1. n.
    a car. : Do you care if I leave my ride parked in your driveway?
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