well-heeled [wel-heeld] ExamplesWord Originadjective Informal.
- well-off; rich.
Plus it is clear that plastic surgery is a gateway drug for those both so inclined and so well-heeled.
June 4, 2014
Enter the Taj Group, with its astute understanding of the needs of the well-heeled and the well-traveled.
March 25, 2014
I immediately recognize one of them as a college classmate, a nice Jewish boy from a well-heeled New England suburb.
March 24, 2014
One of those votes belonged to Justice Lewis Powell, a well-heeled, patrician justice from Virginia appointed by Richard Nixon.
March 25, 2013
It is a sensible thing to do, even for the most sophisticated and well-heeled of donors.
February 26, 2013
Historical Examples of well-heeled
In one sense of the word it is supposed he is well-heeled, although in another sense it is certain he is very badly heeled.
British Dictionary definitions for well-heeled well-heeled adjective (well heeled when postpositive)
- informal rich; prosperous; wealthy
Word Origin and History for well-heeled adj.