well-fixed









well-fixed


well-fixed [wel-fikst] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Informal.

  1. wealthy; prosperous; well-to-do; well-heeled.

Origin of well-fixed First recorded in 1710–20 Examples from the Web for well-fixed Historical Examples of well-fixed

  • He was likewise known to be well-fixed when he left Canyon Pass.

    The Heart of Canyon Pass

    Thomas K. Holmes

  • Fifty thousand in the bank and the stand of buildings here, replied Buck, with the careless ease of the well-fixed.

    Ainslee’s, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905

    Various

  • It is for such reasons that naturalists now look upon the study of varieties as more important than that of well-fixed species.

    Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection

    Alfred Russel Wallace

  • Did deceased leave her that farm, title clear, and well-fixed financially?

    The Skipper and the Skipped

    Holman Day

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