This new woman of his was a little like a thoroughbred racehorse. YELLOW BIRD (2001)Out in the pool the Maeve Corrigan had her flared bows into wind and was tugging impatiently at her mooring line like a thoroughbred. LET NOT THE DEEP (2001)Rarely had I seen a thoroughbred with so little to recommend it. DOUBTING THOMAS (2001)
Holly held her breath, wondering what Linc would do in response to being looked over like a thoroughbred on the auction block. DESERT RAIN (2001)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， thoroughbred 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: thoroughbred NOUN
A thoroughbred is a horse that has parents that are of the same high quality breed.
thoroughbred 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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