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well heeled Syllabification: well heeled

Definition of well heeled in English:

adjective

informal
Wealthy.
Example sentences
  • The people seeking such isolation are often the rich and well-heeled escaping the money-making grind of London or the central belt.
  • Sadly, only the well-heeled can afford the comfort and security of quality old age homes.
  • The gap in wealth and income between the new entrants and the well-heeled countries that drive the Union is worryingly large.

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