well-off

well-off
Synonyms and related words:
abounding in riches, affluent, big-rich, comfortable, disgustingly rich, do, easy, fat, flush, frightfully rich, in funds, in the money, independent, independently rich, independently wealthy, loaded, luxurious, made of money, moneyed, oofy, opulent, prosperous, provided for, rich, rich as Croesus, rolling in money, wallowing in wealth, warm, wealthy, well, well provided for, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-to-do

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  • well-off — Ⅰ. well off UK US (also well off) /ˌwelˈɒf/ adjective ► rich: »My old customers were well off, middle aged people. »Grants are available for less well off families. ► used to describe a place where rich people live: »He grew up in a well off… …   Financial and business terms

  • Well off — Well Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • well-off — adj comparative better off superlative best off 1.) having a lot of money, or enough money to have a good standard of living ≠ ↑badly off ▪ children from well off families ▪ Many pensioners are less well off (=have less money) than they used to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-off — {adj. phr.} 1. Rich. * /They may not be millionaires, but they are sufficiently well off./ 2. In good condition; free of problems or difficulties./ * /He is pleased that his business is well off./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • well-off — {adj. phr.} 1. Rich. * /They may not be millionaires, but they are sufficiently well off./ 2. In good condition; free of problems or difficulties./ * /He is pleased that his business is well off./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • well off — ˌwell ˈoff , well off adjective having more money than other people, or enough money to live comfortably: • There should be some safeguards to protect less well off people who live on fixed, low incomes. opposite badly off …   Financial and business terms

  • well-off — 1733, comfortable, from WELL (Cf. well) (adv.) + OFF (Cf. off). Meaning prosperous, not poor is recorded from 1849 …   Etymology dictionary

  • well-off — adjective INFORMAL rich, or having enough money to live well: They worked long hours and became very well off …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • well-off — [adj] successful, wealthy affluent, comfortable, easy, flourishing, flush, fortunate, loaded, lucky, moneyed, prosperous, rich, snug, substantial, thriving, well, well to do; concept 334 Ant. destitute, failing, poor, unsuccessful …   New thesaurus

  • well-off — well′ off′ adj. 1) well to do; prosperous 2) in a satisfactory, favorable, or good position or condition • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • well-off — [wel′ôf′] adj. 1. in a favorable or fortunate condition or circumstance 2. prosperous; well to do …   English World dictionary

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