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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
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    • [wel heeld]
    • /wɛl hild/
    • /wel hiːl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel heeld]
    • /wɛl hild/

Definitions of well-heeled word

  • adjective well-heeled well-off; rich. 1
  • adjective well-heeled Someone who is well-heeled is wealthy. 0
  • adjective well-heeled rich; prosperous; wealthy 0
  • adjective well-heeled rich; prosperous 0

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Origin of well-heeled

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-1900

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Parts of speech for Well-heeled


well-heeled popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 6% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for well-heeled

adj well-heeled

  • de luxe — (esp of products, articles for sale, etc) rich, elegant, or sumptuous; superior in quality, number of accessories, etc
  • filthy rich — foul with, characterized by, or having the nature of filth; disgustingly or completely dirty.
  • frilly — covered with or marked by frills: Some of the more elaborate dress shirts have frilly fronts.
  • in clover — any of various plants of the genus Trifolium, of the legume family, having trifoliolate leaves and dense flower heads, many species of which, as T. pratense, are cultivated as forage plants.
  • in the money — any circulating medium of exchange, including coins, paper money, and demand deposits.

adjective well-heeled

  • affluent — If you are affluent, you have a lot of money.
  • leisured — having leisure: the leisured classes.
  • loaded — bearing or having a load; full: a loaded bus.
  • opulent — characterized by or exhibiting opulence: an opulent suite.
  • wealthy — having great wealth; rich; affluent: a wealthy person; a wealthy nation.

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