well-off

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

well-off (comparative better-off or more well-off, superlative best-off or most well-off)

  1. Alternative spelling of well off
    He was expecting a large inheritance from a well-off aunt.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This spelling often preferred for attributive use (before a noun) and to avoid associating the off with a following word.
  • This spelling often less preferred in predicative use (after is).

Antonyms[edit]