well-to-do

[wel-tuh-doo]

adjective

prosperous; rich.

Nearby words

  1. well-tempered,
  2. well-thought-of,
  3. well-thought-out,
  4. well-thumbed,
  5. well-timed,
  6. well-trained,
  7. well-traveled,
  8. well-travelled,
  9. well-treated,
  10. well-tried

Origin of well-to-do

First recorded in 1815–25

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British Dictionary definitions for well-to-do

well-to-do

adjective

moderately wealthy
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