Croesus was our Word of the Day on 11/11/2006. Hear the podcast!
Theme music by Joshua Stamper ©2006 New Jerusalem Music/ASCAP
Examples of croesus in a Sentence
if you have to ask the price, you're not the Croesus for whom this palatial yacht is intended
Origin and Etymology of croesus
First Known Use: 1621See Words from the same year
Synonymscapitalist, deep pocket, fat cat, have, money, moneybags, plutocrat, silk stocking
Related Wordsmoneymaker, money-spinner [chiefly British]; magnate, nabob, tycoon; billionaire, gazillionaire, millionaire, multibillionaire, multimillionaire, multimillionairess, zillionaire; heir, heiress, jet-setter, jeunesse dorée
Near Antonymsbankrupt, beggar
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Croesus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).