well-heeled


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Related to well-heeled: affluence

well-heeled

(wĕl′hēld′)
adj.
Having plenty of money; prosperous.

well-heeled

adj (well heeled when postpositive)
(Banking & Finance) informal rich; prosperous; wealthy

well′-heeled′



adj.
well-off; rich.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-heeled - in fortunate circumstances financiallywell-heeled - in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"
rich - possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles"

well-heeled

adjective (Informal) prosperous, rich, wealthy, affluent, loaded (slang), comfortable, flush (informal), well-off, in the money (informal), opulent, well-to-do, moneyed, well-situated, in clover (informal) The price tag is out of reach of all but the most well-heeled.

well-heeled

adjective
Enjoying steady good fortune or financial security:
Informal: well-fixed.
Translations

well-heeled

[ˌwelˈhiːld] ADJricacho

well-heeled

[ˌwɛlˈhiːld] adj (fam) (wealthy) → agiato/a, facoltoso/a
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