well-to-do

adjective \ ˌwel-tə-ˈdü \

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

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WELL-TO-DO Defined for English Language Learners

well-to-do

Definition of well-to-do for English Language Learners

  • : having plenty of money and possessions


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well-to-do

adjective \ ˌwel-tə-ˈdü \

Definition of well-to-do for Students

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


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