Definition of better-to-do in English:

better-to-do

adjective

  • More prosperous; wealthier.

noun

  • With the and plural concord. Those who are more prosperous or wealthy, as a class.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From better + to + do, after well-to-do.

Pronunciation

better-to-do

/ˌbɛtətəˈduː/