What are some opposite words for well-to-do?

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Wiktionary

  1. well-to-doadjective

    Synonyms:
    loaded, well-off, well-fixed, well-situated, affluent, wealthy, well-heeled, flush

  2. well-to-doadjective

    rich; prosperous

    Synonyms:
    loaded, well-heeled, well-off, flush, affluent, wealthy, well-fixed, well-situated

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. well-to-do

    A person is comfortable in mind when contented and measurably satisfied. A little additional brightness makes him cheerful. He is comfortable in body when free from pain, quiet, at ease, at rest. He is comfortable in circumstances, or in comfortable circumstances, when things about him are generally agreeable and satisfactory, usually with the suggestion of sufficient means to secure that result.

    Antonyms:
    cheerless, disagreeable, discontented, dissatisfied, distressed, dreary, forlorn, miserable, uncomfortable, wretched

    Synonyms:
    agreeable, at ease, at rest, cheerful, cheery, comfortable, commodious, contented, convenient, genial, pleasant, satisfactory, satisfied, snug, well-off, well-provided

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comfortable, easy, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-doadjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    poor

    Synonyms:
    flourishing, thriving, promiscuous, comfy, favourable, easy, wanton, sluttish, booming, well-heeled, soft, well-situated, lucky, palmy, loose, well-off, favorable, prosperous, well-fixed, comfortable, leisurely, light, roaring, halcyon, gentle, prospering, easygoing, golden

How to use well-to-do in a sentence?

  1. Joe McDonald:

    Berkeley was middle class, lower middle class and working class, now, there's still a middle class, but in my neighborhood, there are homes going for $1, $2, $3 million dollars. You almost have to be well-to-do to live in Berkeley.

  2. The Post:

    His real name, according to friends and others familiar with his case, is Mohammed Emwazi, a Briton from a well-to-do family who grew up in West London and graduated from college with a degree in computer programming.

  3. Mariana Fulger:

    Life – a sort of a plate of real-imaginary from which I nibble together with the birds of light and darkness, with the poor and well-to-do of the world at grains of to be once rough (like sharp stones), other times more like the pulp of pomegranates and ripe figs; stairs I have to climb in myself and climb down… to sometimes walk along the roads of infinity, other times, how many, to stop before the first step, waiting for the path home…

  4. Tom Carter:

    A peek inside the city's many nightspots reveals a Shangri-La-di-da of tiny Shanghai socialites in even tinier outfits dancing provocatively with well-to-do Westerners. But while such sights may draw gasps from some people, the truth is that this kind of thing is nothing new for Shanghai, the Orient's original opium-den of iniquity.

  5. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul:

    If a white kid is caught with it, and they're from a well-to-do family, they get a good lawyer, and they don't go to jail.

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#1711poor
#13845uncomfortable
#17102miserable
#19943distressed
#20952dissatisfied
#30945wretched
#37338dreary
#55808disagreeable
#57035forlorn
#94684discontented
#176112cheerless

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