well-to-live


well-to-live
\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
Etymology: from the phrase to live well
chiefly dialect : well-to-do

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well-to-doˈ or (Scot and Shakespeare) well-to-liveˈ adjective
Prosperous, well-off
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Main Entry:well

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  • Well off — Well Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Well to do — Well Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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