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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 wellheeled

well-heeled

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

well-heeled

adj.

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for wellheeled

well-heeled

adjective
  1. Having much money; rich: theaverage, fairly well-heeled, middle-aged American male (1897+)
  2. Well-armed: He's always well-heeled (1873+)

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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