comfortably off

comfortably off

Having enough financial means or assets to be able to live in comfort. Jim is now quite comfortably off after marrying Suzanne, whose father is a billionaire oil tycoon.
See also: comfortably, off

ˌcomfortably ˈoff

having enough money to buy what you want without worrying about the cost: My brother is very comfortably off. He has a career in finance.
See also: comfortably, off
References in classic literature ?
I am comfortably off, monsieur, that's all; I have scraped together some such thing as an income of two or three thousand crown in the haberdashery business, but more particularly in venturing some funds in the last voyage of the celebrated navigator Jean Moquet; so that you understand, monsieur--But" cried the citizen.
Keats then became manager of the stables, and his father-in-law, who was comfortably off, went away to live in the country.
I will not conceal from you that the document ends with certain legal phrases about the unpleasant things that may happen if the money is not paid; but meanwhile, ladies and gentlemen, let me assure you that I am comfortably off here for accommodation, wine and cigars, and bid you for the present a sportsman-like welcome to the luxuries of the Paradise of Thieves.
He had composed himself for sleep that night, and was just dropping comfortably off, when from the other side of the door he heard the sound of angry voices.
What with this, and what with a longer time passing on the present occasion before my husband found me out, I was as comfortably off as in my position I could hope to be.
He has no children, keeps one maid-servant, and is comfortably off.
Yet under the SNP, more NHS cash is spent on the comfortably off.
But a huge caveat surrounds such potential time travel as I would only ever wish to do this if I were fortunate enough to be educated, healthy and comfortably off.
The third home at Bath (who was clear of the rest) did her bit for the form by winning comfortably off the same mark of 63 11 days later and chances are that was an above-average contest for the grade.
However comfortably off I may be, I want to live in a society that looks after the less fortunate; that doesn't blame and punish people for things they can't help; that taxes the rich proportionately; that provides decent affordable housing; where the education system allows children to flower and realise their potential; that provides free public healthcare; that helps older and vulnerable people to live with dignity.
At least the Labour Government secured the savings of many comfortably off Conservative supporters.
Now that all those belligerent factions are back in their murderous business and armed to the teeth with weapons taken from the huge stockpiles of military hardware left behind by the last regime, turning the country into an ungovernable hellhole and previously comfortably off citizens (they must have had money to pay those large sums of cash to be on smugglers' boats) into desperate refugees.
Instead, we have very comfortably off politicians not taking the slightest risk of stepping out of line.
THE idea that everyone with a job is comfortably off is a sick joke.
As we in Bahrain know, all island life is different, but sometimes you just have to get off, no matter how comfortably off you are