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adjective as in well-off

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You never see a boxer come out of a well-to-do family because they have nothing to fight for.

She reportedly told police that she had 200 well-to-do customers.

She works as a maid, scrubbing floors and toilets of the well-to-do families in West Hartford, Connecticut.

Mohamed is a well-to-do young father and professional, a devout Muslim and a respected activist.

That, in turn, increases the demand for things that well-to-do Spanish doctors like to buy, like fancy restaurant meals.

With time this land had mounted to great values and the holders had been made well-to-do thereby.

His parents were of the well-to-do farming class, occupied from one year's end to the other with the work of the fields.

Widder Morse wants to ape these well-to-do folks that live tother end o Whiffle Street.

A relative of the Virlaz family, well-to-do Jewish furriers of Leipsic.

They were well-to-do folk and, according to Cesar Birotteau who knew them, old man Crottat was as "close as a snail."


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to well-to-do, such as: affluent, moneyed, prosperous, wealthy, comfortable, and flourishing.

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