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moneyed

adjective mon·eyed \ˈmə-nēd\

Simple Definition of moneyed

  • : having a lot of money : very rich

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of moneyed

  1. 1 :  having money :  wealthy

  2. 2 :  consisting in or derived from money

Examples of moneyed in a sentence

  1. a member of the moneyed classes

  2. <luxury goods that are purchased mainly by moneyed tourists from abroad>



15th Century

First Known Use of moneyed

15th century

Variants of moneyed

also

monied

play \ˈmə-nēd\

Law Dictionary

moneyed

adjective mon·eyed \ˈmə-nēd\

Legal Definition of moneyed

  1. :  consisting in or derived from money <a moneyed obligation>





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