- /ˈwɛl-traɪd/ (say 'wel-truyd)
1. thoroughly tried or tested.
2. (of a person) refined and proper in one's manner of speech and its content.
Also, (especially in predicative use), well tried /wɛl ˈtraɪd/ (say wel 'truyd).
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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well-tried — adjective well tried method/principle etc a method or principle that has been used many times before and has always been successful … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
well-tried — tried and true, has been tested … English contemporary dictionary
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