Poor and Well-to-do


Poor adjective - Lacking money or material possessions.
Usage example: every year, we make up a basket of food at Thanksgiving for a poor family in the neighborhood

Well-to-do is an antonym for poor.

Nearby Words: poorly, poorness


Well-to-do adjective - Having goods, property, or money in abundance.
Usage example: a doctor who is now quite well-to-do as a result of his successful medical practice

Poor is an antonym for well-to-do in well-off topic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Illusion of Gaia Urban Segregation: The town of Freejia, with a well-to-do neighborhood facing the road... and a very poor slum and a slave market on the other side.
  • Parasol of Prettiness This trope basically kicked in during the 19th century, when it was almost always proper for a well-to-do lady to carry one to keep from getting sunburns on her delicate skin, whereas poor women had to grub in the fields.
  • Literature / Doctrine of Labyrinths Urban Segregation: There's the poor, run-down and dangerous Lower City, which is separated from the fairly well-to-do rest of the city, which is separated again from the towering and imposing Mirador where the Cabaline wizards and aristocracy live/visit.
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