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adjective as in successful, wealthy


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As someone white, gay, married, and relatively well-off, my freedoms have increased dramatically in the last few years.

He was a disgruntled, well-off white boy—so he fuels our arguments about privilege.

The victims, in both cases, were neither white nor well-off financially.

In America the reasonably well-off and moderately comfortable are the angry masses.

So why are nearly a million people—many well-off—taking to the streets?

The houses of the well-off were unpretentious outside, but were fitted inside with comfort and even elegance.

He's a well-off man, is my brother-in-law; more so than many folks think.

I can't see how, considering all you've said to me about your not being well-off, you got that money so quick.

He was in the West India trade and was well-off, and he had no children, so they expected he would do well by father.

A few of the well-off prisoners, who are in for long terms of imprisonment, have been allowed to build little huts for themselves.

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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to well-off, such as: affluent, prosperous, well-to-do, comfortable, easy, and flourishing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.