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wealthy

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adjective \ˈwel-thē also ˈwelt-thē\

Simple Definition of wealthy

  • : having a lot of money and possessions

Full Definition of wealthy

wealth·i·erwealth·i·est

  1. 1 :  having wealth :  very affluent

  2. 2 :  characterized by abundance :  ample

wealth·i·ly play \-thə-lē\ adverb
wealth·i·ness play \-thē-nəs\ noun

Examples of wealthy

  1. He is a wealthy entrepreneur.

  2. the wealthiest nations in the world



15th Century

First Known Use of wealthy

15th century

Synonym Discussion of wealthy

rich, wealthy, affluent, opulent mean having goods, property, and money in abundance. rich implies having more than enough to gratify normal needs or desires <became rich through shrewd investing>. wealthy stresses the possession of property and intrinsically valuable things <wealthy landowners>. affluent suggests prosperity and an increasing wealth <an affluent society>. opulent suggests lavish expenditure and display of great wealth, more often applying to things than people <an opulent mansion>.

Rhymes with wealthy




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