well–off

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adjective \ˈwel-ˈȯf\

Definition of well–off

  1. 1 :  being in good condition or favorable circumstances <doesn't know when he's well–off>

  2. 2 :  well provided :  having no lack —usually used with for

  3. 3a :  being in easy or affluent circumstances :  well-to-dob :  suggesting prosperity <the house had a sleek well–off look>

1715

First Known Use of well–off

1715


WELL–OFF Defined for English Language Learners

well–off

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adjective \ˈwel-ˈȯf\

Definition of well–off for English Language Learners

  • : in a good position or situation

  • : having a lot of something


WELL–OFF Defined for Kids

well–off

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adjective \ˈwel-ˈȯf\

Definition of well–off for Students

  1. 1 :  being in good condition or in a good situation

  2. 2 :  well-to-do


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