Simple Definition of prosperous
: having success usually by making a lot of money
Examples of prosperous
The company had a prosperous year.
He predicted a prosperous future.
Origin of prosperous
Middle English, from Medieval Latin prosperosus, from Latin prosperus
First Known Use: 15th century
PROSPEROUS Defined for Kids
Definition of prosperous
1 : having or showing success or financial good fortune
2 : strong and healthy in growth <a prosperous town>
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