in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards
his family is well-situated financially
well-to-do members of the community
a prosperous family
doesn't know when he's well-off
How To Use well-off In A Sentence
- This helps the less well-off who spend a greater share of their income on products such as clothes; it hits the better-off, who spend more on services.
- Whether a place is poor or well-off depends not on the size of the town government building.
- Mr Crowe said many of the customers who were undercharged were less well-off and were already struggling to pay for their electricity using the pre-paid card system.
- The lower bands would cut tax for the less well-off, but the new higher bands would entrap many middle-class households, simply because house price inflation has increased the value of their homes.
- Yet now, apparently, these well-off travellers are turning their nose up at cocktails beside kidney-shaped pools in tropical climes, and heading for… Blackpool.
- The effect has been to encourage the well-off to take out plans for children as a tax dodge.
- Mostly, it was a medium for the well-off to talk among themselves.
- We looked like street urchins, despite being quite well-off. Times, Sunday Times
- As the rich tend to spend more than the less well-off on non-essentials, the rich would pay more in local sales tax.
- To well-off businessmen, the lighting of firecrackers and fireworks, to this day, symbolizes their expectation of wealth for the coming year.