well-off

adjective
\ ˈwel-ˈȯf How to pronounce well-off (audio) \

Definition of well-off

1 : being in good condition or favorable circumstances doesn't know when he's well-off
2 : well provided : having no lack usually used with for
3a : being in easy or affluent circumstances : well-to-do
b : suggesting prosperity the house had a sleek well-off look

First Known Use of well-off

1715, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Well-off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-off. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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well-off

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English Language Learners Definition of well-off

: in a good position or situation
British : having a lot of something

well-off

adjective
\ ˈwel-ˈȯf \

Kids Definition of well-off

1 : being in good condition or in a good situation

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