Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

millionaire

play
noun mil·lion·aire \ˌmi(l)-yə-ˈner, ˈmi(l)-yə-ˌ\

Simple Definition of millionaire

  • : a rich person who has at least a million dollars, pounds, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of millionaire

  1. :  a person whose wealth is estimated at a million or more (as of dollars or pounds)

Origin and Etymology of millionaire

French millionnaire, from million, from Middle French milion


First Known Use: 1786

Rhymes with millionaire


MILLIONAIRE Defined for Kids

millionaire

play
noun mil·lion·aire \ˌmil-yə-ˈner\

Definition of millionaire for Students

  1. :  a person having a million dollars or more





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up millionaire? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not forbidden by law

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

two-chairs-on-a-pier-by-the-ocean-in-summer

Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?

hiemal vernal brumal estival
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ