Definition of well-to-do in English:


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Wealthy; prosperous: a well-to-do family
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  • His wife Tina is from a well-to-do family that owns much of the land and property in the Valley.
  • He had been a doctor from a well-to-do family, but found he was unable to practise in Britain because he had no certificates to prove his qualifications.
  • The large well-to-do families those great houses were built for left long ago.
wealthy, rich, affluent, moneyed, cash rich, with deep pockets, well off, prosperous, opulent, substantial, comfortable, propertied;
of means, of substance
informal rolling in money, rolling in it, in the money, loaded, stinking rich, filthy rich, well heeled, flush, made of money, quids in, worth a packet, worth a bundle, on easy street
informal , dated oofy

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