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- Of a person, being in fortunate circumstances, especially having financial security.
1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 5, Mr. Pratt's Patients:
- Of all the queer collections of humans outside of a crazy asylum, it seemed to me this sanitarium was the cup winner. […] When you're well enough off so's you don't have to fret about anything but your heft or your diseases you begin to get queer, I suppose.
- He is very well off as a result of his illegal money-making activities.
- Of any item, in a good position or circumstance.
- The house was well off for spectacular views over the surrounding countryside.
- See also Wikisaurus:wealthy