well-to-do

adjective
\ ˌwel-tə-ˈdü How to pronounce well-to-do (audio) \

Definition of well-to-do

: having more than adequate financial resources : prosperous a well-to-do family

First Known Use of well-to-do

1794, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of well-to-do was in 1794

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“Well-to-do.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-to-do. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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well-to-do

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of well-to-do

: having plenty of money and possessions

well-to-do

adjective
\ ˌwel-tə-ˈdü \

Kids Definition of well-to-do

: having plenty of money and possessions He comes from a well-to-do family.

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