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well-off

[wel-awf, -of] /ˈwɛlˈɔf, -ˈɒf/
adjective
1.
having sufficient money for comfortable living; well-to-do.
2.
in a satisfactory, favorable, or good position or condition:
If you have your health, you are well-off.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35
Synonyms
1. prosperous, wealthy, affluent, comfortable.
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British Dictionary definitions for well off

well-off

adjective (well off when postpositive)
1.
in a comfortable or favourable position or state
2.
financially well provided for; moderately rich
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Word Origin and History for well off

well-off

adj.

1733, "comfortable," from well (adv.) + off. Meaning "prosperous, not poor" is recorded from 1849.

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well off

In fortunate circumstances, especially wealthy or prosperous, as in They're quite well off now. This phrase may be a shortening of come well off, that is, “emerge in good circumstances.” [ First half of 1600s ]
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