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  • adj. Of a person, being in fortunate circumstances, especially having financial security.
  • adj. Of any item, in a good position or circumstance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. in good condition; especially, in good condition as to property or any advantages; thriving; prosperous.


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  • Scales, though he was always spending money, was not at all well off; he did not pay for the house himself. A most obliging building society, which existed solely for the purpose of enabling impecunious Englishmen to feel that their homes were their castles, did that. -- ''Yashima, or, The Gorgeous West'' by R T Sherwood, 1931.

    December 24, 2008