well-off

See also: well off

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

well-off (comparative better-off or more well-off, superlative best-off or most well-off)

  1. Alternative spelling of well off
    He was expecting a large inheritance from a well-off aunt.

Usage notesEdit

  • This spelling often preferred for attributive use (before a noun) and to avoid associating the off with a following word.
  • This spelling often less preferred in predicative use (after is).

AntonymsEdit