Definition of well-off in English:


Syllabification: well-off


1Wealthy: her family is quite well-off
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  • History suggests several steady, reliable ways to become well-off or even wealthy.
  • Both the wealthy and the moderately well-off use these trusts to minimise the amount of tax their estate will pay.
  • To attract well-off and wealthy customers, the company will need to offer better than average rates.
fortunate, lucky, comfortable
informal sitting pretty
1.1In a favorable situation or circumstances: they were well-off without her
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  • There was a half-brother, too, a bad egg who was nevertheless well-off because of his father's fortunes.
  • Economic and agency theory also predict that unions will encourage strikes despite the relatively well-off positions of their members.
well supplied with, well stocked with, well furnished with, well equipped with; well situated for

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