well-heeled

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well-heeled

Wealthy. The foundation relies on big donations from well-heeled citizens.

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

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Otherwise he foresees segments of the population moving into Third World conditions at the same time other groups become increasingly well-off.
Overall, America's arrest and imprisonment rates do not accurately reflect the high number of dangerous crimes committed mostly by the well-off.
But when residents - most of them elderly and not well-off financially - began suffering eye and skin irritations and breathing problems, Williams quickly learned about the poisonous effects of dioxin.
Other forms of social spending that primarily benefit men and the already well-off are seen as entitlements, to which the recipient has a right.
First, middle-class African Americans are better off now than middle-class members of their race have ever been; well-off African Americans are getting richer at a faster rate than well-off white Americans (though from a lower absolute starting point); and middle-class African Americans are gaining ground at the same time that poor African Americans are losing it.
Wolves, on the other hand, are not nearly so well-off, says Haber.
And she found that the less financially well-off a teacher's students are, the less responsibility the teacher takes for their learning.
Yet the attainment gap between schools in better-off and less well-off areas is widening, not narrowing.
It found that while cervical cancer is known to be more prevalent among those from lower socio-economic groups, uptake of screening in Ireland, England and the US is highest among those from well-off background's.
If you increase the price of alcohol, it will simply mean that well-off people can carry on drinking as normal, while poor people cannot afford to drink.
Because the political consensus of our main parties indicates that public sector workers and users must pay for greed-driven economic failure, the reality is that the not so well-off will pay a higher price than the well-off.
What type of fraud soared by 20% during 2009 as fraudsters increasingly targeted less well-off consumers?
It added banning trainers might force less well-off parents to buy cheap shoes that are bad for their children's feet.
The less well-off are being stung by higher borrowing costs as a result of lenders raising rates on smaller personal loans, a report has claimed.
However, because of inflation, $100,000 no longer means you're as well-off as it used to, but now may make you eligible for the AMT.