prosperous


pros·per·ous

adjective \ˈpräs-p(ə-)rəs\

: having success usually by making a lot of money

Full Definition of PROSPEROUS

2
a :  marked by success or economic well-being
b :  enjoying vigorous and healthy growth :  flourishing
pros·per·ous·ly adverb
pros·per·ous·ness noun

Examples of PROSPEROUS

  1. The company had a prosperous year.
  2. He predicted a prosperous future.

Origin of PROSPEROUS

Middle English, from Medieval Latin prosperosus, from Latin prosperus
First Known Use: 15th century

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