Definition of well-paying in US English:

well-paying

adjective

  • 1That pays well for goods or services.

  • 2That offers good pay or payment; highly profitable or remunerative.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Philip Sidney (1554–1586), author and courtier. From well + paying.

Pronunciation

well-paying

/ˌwɛlˈpeɪɪŋ/