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well-heeled

[wel-heeld] /ˈwɛlˈhild/
adjective, Informal.
1.
well-off; rich.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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British Dictionary definitions for well heeled

well-heeled

adjective (well heeled when postpositive)
1.
(informal) rich; prosperous; wealthy
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Word Origin and History for well heeled

well-heeled

adj.

1897, from well (adv.) + colloquial sense of heeled (see heel (n.)).

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Slang definitions & phrases for well heeled

welcome to the club

sentence

Now you have joined me in adversity; now you see how badly things turn out: So you've been fired? Welcome to the club, old buddy (1970s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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