What does breeding mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term breeding:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. breeding, genteelness, gentility(noun)

    elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression

  2. education, training, breeding(noun)

    the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

    "a woman of breeding and refinement"

  3. 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"

  4. breeding(noun)

    the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization

  5. reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of life(adj)

    the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring

  6. breeding(adj)

    producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring

    "the breeding population"; "retained a few bulls for breeding purposes"

Wiktionary

  1. breeding(Noun)

    The process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.

    Your dog has had good breeding.

  2. breeding(Noun)

    The act of insemination by natural or artificial means

  3. breeding(Noun)

    The act of copulation in animals

  4. breeding(Noun)

    Ejaculation inside the rectum during bareback anal sex, usually applied to gay pornography

  5. breeding(Adjective)

    Of, relating to or used for breeding.

    Your toothbrush is a breeding ground for bacteria.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Breeding

    of Breed

  2. Breeding(noun)

    the act or process of generating or bearing

  3. Breeding(noun)

    the raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding

  4. Breeding(noun)

    nurture; education; formation of manners

  5. Breeding(noun)

    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

  6. Breeding(noun)

    descent; pedigree; extraction

Freebase

  1. Breeding

    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

  1. Breeding

    The production of offspring by selective mating or HYBRIDIZATION, GENETIC in animals or plants.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'breeding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4567

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'breeding' in Nouns Frequency: #1908

Anagrams for breeding »

  1. beringed, bigender

How to pronounce breeding?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say breeding in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breeding in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breeding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of breeding in a Sentence

  1. Jason Bishop:

    They’re breeding drug addicts.

  2. Brooke Goff:

    This is like a pedophile breeding ground.

  3. Lady Violet Bonham Carter:

    Outer space is no place for a person of breeding.

  4. Muhammad Nur:

    Big crocodiles are for breeding and small crocodiles are still babies.

  5. Donny Martorello:

    Packs and breeding pairs are the building blocks of population growth.

Images & Illustrations of breeding

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