Definition of well-taxed in US English:

well-taxed

adjective

  • 1Subject to high taxes.

  • 2Subject to a great strain or burden.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Edmund Burke (?1730–1797), politician and author. Partly from well + taxed.

Pronunciation

well-taxed

/ˌwɛlˈtakst/