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.
They said they had a budget of PS18,000, but I told them I was already on the advisory board of a Chinese company, that I was comfortably off and I did not pursue the matter - Peter Lilley, former Tory minister who was the subject of an attempted TV sting "Definitely not me.
Or if you're lucky enough to be comfortably off, remind your friends and family to think ahead too.
They thought they would be happily married, comfortably off, with a couple of wellbehaved children in tow.
McGregor plays a comfortably off fortysomething who seems to have it all - a wife who was once a beauty queen (Jennifer Connelly), a thriving business and an adorable 16-year-old daughter (Dakota Fanning).
Economists continue to argue about whether money buys happiness -- but few doubt that being comfortably off is more pleasant than struggling to make ends meet.
Lallana's 51% of the vote comfortably off competition from Sadio Mane and Philippe Coutinho to be named September's top performer.
Apart from the library being shut and a second William Hill gambling shop being opened where the citizen advice office used to be, the yellow lines about to be painted down residential streets because so many people have cars parked on them would give the impression to a passer by that we are a fairly comfortably off neighbourhood.
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.