ADJECTIVE
  1. in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
    they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards
    his family is well-situated financially
    easy living
    well-to-do members of the community
    a prosperous family
  2. fortunately situated
    doesn't know when he's well-off
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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.
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