better–off

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adjective bet·ter–off \ˌbe-tə-ˈrȯf\

Definition of better–off

  1. 1 :  being in comfortable economic circumstances <the better–off people live in the older section of town>

  2. 2 :  being in a more advantageous position

Circa 1859

First Known Use of better–off

circa 1859


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