well-heeled


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well-heeled

 and well-fixed; well-off
Fig. wealthy; with sufficient money. My uncle can afford a new car. He's well-heeled. Everyone in his family is well-off.

well-heeled

rich You need to be well-heeled to be able to afford to shop there.

well-heeled

verb
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The horse market is huge and well-heeled," says Sharon Pilmer, CMF&Z senior vice president/ research director.
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Perhaps no Canadian film-maker has had such a singular career path, navigating his way from the independent university filmmaking scene in the 1960s, to critically reviled commercial excrescences of the "tax shelter" era, to, more recently, the well-heeled approval of international art house and festival circuits.
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These days celebrities from David Letterman, Tom Cruise, and Arnold Schwarzenegger to Johnny Depp, Clint Eastwood and Dan Rather are impassioned smokers of fine cigars, as are a growing number of well-heeled Americans from coast to coast.
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But the main beneficiaries will be a well-heeled elite anxious to remain a well-heeled elite.