Origin of well-to-do
Examples from the Web for well-to-do
You never see a boxer come out of a well-to-do family because they have nothing to fight for.Bryan Cranston on Walter White’s Future, Directing ‘Better Call Saul,’ and Hillary 2016|Marlow Stern|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She reportedly told police that she had 200 well-to-do customers.
She works as a maid, scrubbing floors and toilets of the well-to-do families in West Hartford, Connecticut.
Mohamed is a well-to-do young father and professional, a devout Muslim and a respected activist.As Protests Roil Egypt, Some In Opposition Bring Arms To ‘Defend Themselves’|Mike Giglio|June 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That, in turn, increases the demand for things that well-to-do Spanish doctors like to buy, like fancy restaurant meals.
One of them, a very popular and well-to-do gentleman, made her an offer of marriage.A Little Girl in Old Washington|Amanda M. Douglas
It is thought that William was the son of a well-to-do farmer who lost his property.The Harris-Ingram Experiment|Charles E. Bolton
Having no expensive tastes, they regarded themselves as well-to-do and envied no one.A Bookful of Girls|Anna Fuller
It is a simple villa such as is seen in the neighbourhood of well-to-do commercial towns.
Ulick had known that the Miltons were well-to-do people who lived without ostentation, a rapidly vanishing species of New Yorkers.Painted Veils|James Huneker