Definition of well-living in US English:

well-living

noun

archaic
  • The action or fact of leading a good life, especially with respect to moral virtue.

adjective

  • Designating a person who leads a virtuous or (in later use) comfortable life. Also as noun (chiefly with the and plural concord): such people as a class.

Origin

Late Middle English. From well + living. Compare earlier well-living<br>Old English; earliest use found in King Alfred (c848–899), king of the West Saxons and of the Anglo-Saxons. From well + living.

Pronunciation

well-living

/ˌwɛlˈlɪvɪŋ/