Meaning of well endowed in English:

well endowed


  • 1Having plentiful supplies of a resource.

    ‘the country is well endowed with mineral resources’
    • ‘Kurdistan is also well endowed with that other, increasingly scarce resource, water: it is here that the Euphrates and the Tigris, as well as their major tributaries, have their origins.’
    • ‘Asia and the Pacific Indo-Malaysia is currently well endowed with tropical rainforest, within which mountain types are abundant.’
    • ‘The Central African Republic is well endowed with energy resources.’
    • ‘How could such a well-endowed country end up in a situation where most of its population had to be fed by the international community?’
    • ‘South America and North America are both large continents well-endowed with natural resources.’
    • ‘The seminaries, he argued, could not be improved ‘except by reconstruction,’ and women's colleges could in no way provide the quality that the well-endowed, best men's colleges could.’
    large-breasted, big-breasted, full-breasted, heavy-breasted, bosomy, large-bosomed, big-bosomed, full-bosomed
    1. 1.1Well provided with money; wealthy.
      ‘inflated prices have placed the sites out of reach except for the well endowed’
      • ‘Inevitably, wealthier parents selected well-endowed private and government schools for their children, while poorer schools entered a cycle of declining resources, poorer results and falling student numbers.’
      • ‘‘We are not a well-endowed school in spite of popular myth, and the money puts us in a position to be able to move our development programme a couple of steps ahead,’ said the headmaster.’
      • ‘It comes as no surprise that the well-endowed private schools scored an average 99 percent pass rate.’
      • ‘This implies that the distinct and possibly unique resources on which the internationalizing strategies of small businesses are based, should be more potent than those of well-endowed competitors.’
      • ‘But because it is a resource-rich institution, it had not only the money to fix the problems and pay the fine, it also had the capability to help less well-endowed schools.’
      • ‘I have watched a great deal of heritage in my city come down, because Nelson is a fairly well-endowed community and we have a habit of bowling buildings and replacing them with new ones of vastly less consequence than the previous ones.’
      • ‘And as I say, a cartoonist is not there to bolster the government position or the position of the well-entrenched or the well-endowed, it's definitely not that, it's the opposite.’
      • ‘The Spedale di Santa Maria della Scala is a well-endowed hostel and infirmary in Siena.’
    2. 1.2informal (of a man) having large genitals.
      ‘the cast is all female apart from a couple of well-endowed chaps’
      • ‘You can tell a man is well-endowed by the size of his hands, feet, or nose.’
      • ‘He's said to be a very well endowed man.’’
      • ‘I even made a mental note that he was a very well-endowed guy.’
      • ‘It is possible that a man might buy one because he was spectacularly well-endowed.’
      • ‘He paid his bills, girls liked him, and he was well-endowed.’
      • ‘Guys who are well-endowed usually have more confidence.’
    3. 1.3informal (of a woman) large-breasted.
      ‘the blouse was displayed by a well-endowed model’
      • ‘No points for guessing this comment came from a well-endowed woman.’
      • ‘One could only watch so much of well-endowed women in bathing suits running before it started to get kind of boring and repetitive.’
      • ‘She was especially well-endowed and on her tight T-shirt there was an image of the blessed Henrik.’
      • ‘At Court, and in Paris, wealth opened every door, and dukes and peers happily married the well-endowed daughters of great financiers.’
      • ‘This well endowed model continues to make the news.’
      • ‘A well-endowed model in an advertisement was used to sell virtually everything: movies, cars, fruit, coffee, brassieres and postcards.’
      • ‘Suddenly every indebted student or well-endowed young woman seems to be available as a human billboard.’
      • ‘As soon as a well-endowed young woman walking her dog came by in the other direction, the men's chatter started up again.’


well endowed