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well-off

[ wel-awf, -of ]SEE DEFINITION OF well-off

Synonyms for well-off

  • affluent
  • prosperous
  • well-to-do
  • comfortable
  • easy
  • flourishing
  • flush
  • fortunate
  • loaded
  • lucky
  • moneyed
  • rich
  • snug
  • substantial
  • thriving
  • well
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Antonyms for well-off

  • poor
  • destitute
  • failing
  • unsuccessful
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WELL-OFF

I suppose poor relations are boring if you're well-off yourself.

Her folks was well-off and she was brought up in cotton wool, as you might say.

It is just as applicable, I believe, to the educated and the well-off.

They will have a young, well-off man instead of an old, poor man.

Being the only well-off member of her family, she was expected to do this sort of thing.

He lived in London and was happy, well-off, and full of honours.

And (she sighed again) she had been so well-off at the time of her marriage!

It makes you look like a shop—like a common, well-off person.

When I am well-off, bien, comfortable, I am not soon stirred.

Never believe people who tell you Moslem women are happy and well-off.

WORD ORIGIN

1733, "comfortable," from well (adv.) + off. Meaning "prosperous, not poor" is recorded from 1849.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WELL-OFF

affluent

adjectivewealthy
  • flush
  • loaded
  • moneyed
  • opulent
  • prosperous
  • rich
  • stinking rich
  • upper class
  • upscale
  • well-off
  • well-to-do
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