well-to-do


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well-to-do

Fig. wealthy and of good social position. (Often with quite, as in the examples.) The Jones family is quite well-to-do. There is a gentleman waiting for you at the door. He appears quite well-to-do.

well-to-do

rich In Johannesburg's well-to-do suburbs, residents are hiring security guards to protect their homes.