adjective Date: 1652 having plenty of money or property

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  • well-fixed — well′ fixed′ adj. inf wealthy; prosperous; well to do • Etymology: 1710–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • well-fixed — ☆ well fixed [wel′fikst′] adj. Informal wealthy; well to do …   English World dictionary

  • well-fixed — index opulent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • well-fixed — AND well heeled 1. mod. rich. □ His father died and left him pretty well fixed. □ Her well fixed uncle left her a lot of money. □ Pete is well fixed for life. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • well-fixed — /ˈwɛl fɪkst/ (say wel fikst) adjective Colloquial well off. Also, (especially in predicative use), well fixed /wɛl ˈfɪkst/ (say wel fikst) …   Australian English dictionary

  • well-fixed — adjective in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards easy living a prosperous family his family is well situated financially well to do members of the community • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • well fixed — Synonyms and related words: abounding in riches, affluent, big rich, comfortable, disgustingly rich, easy, fat, flush, frightfully rich, in funds, in the money, independent, independently rich, independently wealthy, loaded, luxurious, made of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • well-fixed — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. well to do, wealthy, in comfortable circumstances; see rich 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Informal Enjoying steady good fortune or financial security: comfortable, easy, prosperous, well heeled, well off, well …   English dictionary for students

  • well fixed — adj. wealthy, rich; well off; well to do; financially well to do …   English contemporary dictionary

  • well-fixed — /wel fikst /, adj. Informal. wealthy; prosperous; well to do; well heeled. [1710 20] * * * …   Universalium

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