well heeled Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"well-heeled" in American English

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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)

"well heeled" in British English

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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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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…
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