follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

better-off

[bet-er-awf, -of] /ˈbɛt ərˈɔf, -ˈɒf/
adjective
1.
being in better circumstances, especially economically:
Only the better-off nations can afford to send probes into space.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for better-off

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for more

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends