well heeled Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “well heeled” in the English Dictionary

"well heeled" in British English

See all translations

well heeledadjective

uk   us   informal
rich: His ​family was very well ​heeled.

well heelednoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˌwelˈhiːld/
the well-heeled richpeople: The ​shopattracted a ​loyalfollowing among the well-heeled.
(Definition of well heeled from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"well-heeled" in American English

See all translations

well-heeledadjective

 /ˈwelˈhild/
wealthy: The ​village has ​become a ​summerretreat for well-heeled ​city dwellers.
(Definition of well-heeled from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “well heeled”
in Arabic ثَري…
in Korean 부유한…
in Portuguese endinheirado, rico…
in Catalan adinerat…
in Japanese 金持ちの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 富有的,有钱的…
in Turkish zengin, varlıklı, paralı…
in Russian богатый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 富有的,有錢的…
in Italian ricco, benestante…
in Polish nadziany…
What is the pronunciation of well heeled?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“well heeled” in British English

Word of the Day

parade

a large number of people walking or in vehicles, all going in the same direction, usually as part of a public celebration of something

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More