well enough


: an existing fairly satisfactory condition
I should have let well enough aloneLouis Auchincloss
unable to leave well enough alone

Word History


from the phrase well enough

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of well enough was in 1792

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“Well enough.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well%20enough. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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