breeding, genteelness, gentility(noun)
elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
education, training, breeding(noun)
the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
"a woman of breeding and refinement"
breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing(noun)
helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
"they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of life(adj)
the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring
"the breeding population"; "retained a few bulls for breeding purposes"
The process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.
Your dog has had good breeding.
The act of insemination by natural or artificial means
The act of copulation in animals
Ejaculation inside the rectum during bareback anal sex, usually applied to gay pornography
Of, relating to or used for breeding.
Your toothbrush is a breeding ground for bacteria.
the act or process of generating or bearing
the raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding
nurture; education; formation of manners
deportment or behavior in the external offices and decorums of social life; manners; knowledge of, or training in, the ceremonies, or polite observances of society
descent; pedigree; extraction
Breeding is the first EP by American indie band Dirty Little Rabbits. It was released on August 15, 2007, for sale exclusively through the New York-based record shop Looney Tunes.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The production of offspring by selective mating or HYBRIDIZATION, GENETIC in animals or plants.
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Rank popularity for the word 'breeding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4567
Rank popularity for the word 'breeding' in Nouns Frequency: #1908
The numerical value of breeding in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of breeding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of breeding in a Sentence
My concern today is that under the banner of identity politics some political factions are seeking to obtain power by dividing Americans and they undermine the values that draw us together, such as a shared commitment to our country's success. This is the breeding ground for hatred and we must reject it.
It's a na?ve domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by its presumption.
Until (a vaccine) is developed, we only have one option: to eliminate the mosquito and the best way to do that is to prevent the mosquito from being born, by destroying the breeding sites.
The feed grain price drop would prolong the high breeding margins for hog breeders, which are now recovering their herds, while for the corn processing industry, some products can be competitive globally.
I am thrilled to see the wave of opposition build to where SeaWorld finally has done the right thing and ended their captive breeding program of orcas.
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