Definition of well-paced in English:


Pronunciation /ˌwɛlˈpeɪst/


  • 1Especially of a horse: having a good pace, gait, or rate of walking or moving. Now somewhat archaic.

  • 2Of something immaterial: having a good pace, speed, or rhythm; (now) especially (of a narrative) delivered or unfolding at a good, suitable, or exciting pace.


Early 16th century; earliest use found in John Fitzherbert (d. 1531). From well + paced.