[ wel-awf, -of ]
/ ˈwɛlˈɔf, -ˈɒf /


having sufficient money for comfortable living; well-to-do.
in a satisfactory, favorable, or good position or condition: If you have your health, you are well-off.

Origin of well-off

First recorded in 1725–35
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adjective (well off when postpositive)

in a comfortable or favourable position or state
financially well provided for; moderately rich
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