well off definition, meaning - what is well off in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “well off”

See all translations

well off

adjective uk   us  

well off adjective (RICH)

C1 rich: Her family was very well off. [before noun] a well-off neighbourhood

well off adjective (HAVING A LOT)

[after verb] having a lot of or a number of: The city is well off for parks and gardens.

well off

noun [plural] uk   us  
the well-off rich people: It is a resort that clearly caters for the well-off.
Translations of “well off”
in Korean 부유한…
in Arabic موسِر…
in Portuguese em boa situação financeira, abastado, endinheirado…
in Catalan ric…
in Japanese 裕福な…
in Italian benestante, agiato…
(Definition of well off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of well off?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

decider

a final game or competition that allows one person or team to win, or the winning point scored

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More