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well off

well off
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel awf, of]
    • /wɛl ɔf, ɒf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel awf, of]
    • /wɛl ɔf, ɒf/

Definitions of well off words

  • adjective well off having sufficient money for comfortable living; well-to-do. 1
  • adjective well off in a satisfactory, favorable, or good position or condition: If you have your health, you are well-off. 1
  • adjective well off wealthy 1

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Origin of well off

First appearance:

before 1725
One of the 49% newest English words
First recorded in 1725-35

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Well off

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

well off popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

well off usage trend in Literature

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