from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Financially secure; well-to-do.
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- adj. Reasonably financially secure.
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- adj. in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
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Conservative spokesmen never tire of saying that a bigger take for the well-fixed son in the family will result in economic miracles for all the members--the famous trickle-down theory.
This home, a crumbling concrete and rusting steel bunker, was a stone's throw from the Pemex gas station operated by his well-fixed brother Roberto.
With this weekend's Food & Wine Classic, the Aspen Music Festival & School less than two weeks from the start of its summer-long schedule, the Jazz Aspen June Festival revving its engine and the Aspen Ideas Festival just around the corner, the invasion of shiny laminates hanging on well-heeled, well-fixed necks all around town is in high gear.
A wartime product created for the benefit of the American soldiers swarming to a long exile at the four corners of the world, the pin-up girl soon became an industrial product, subject to well-fixed norms and as stable in quality as peanut butter or chewing gum.
The two meet again when Irene has snared another deep-pocketed gent at a tony hotel, and Jean, reaping the benefits of another misapprehension, is in residence as the boy toy of a well-fixed and well-preserved widow.
"Mario was very concerned to make money because he was getting older and he really wanted to leave his kids well-fixed," Coppola stated.
I would imagine the guy's pretty well-fixed and won't suffer much.
Still, looking on the bright side, at least I am well-fixed for incontinence diapers.
In a sense, we were -- well-fixed to deal with catastrophes of this sort in the sense that my parents lived fairly nearby on Long
Wherefore, if we desire to follow God with constancy, it behaves us carefully to meditate on all the inconveniences, all the difficulties, all the dangers which await us; that not only a hasty zeal may produce fading flowers, but that from a deep and well-fixed root of piety, we may bring forth fruit in our whole life.