idle rich


: rich people who do not have to work
elegant and expensive resorts catering to the idle rich

Examples of idle rich in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Rosamund Pike is Saltburn's secret weapon — her razor-sharp wit transforms chilly family matriarch Elspeth into a terrifyingly delicious satire of the idle rich. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 1 Sep. 2023 Television ‘The Great’ invents depraved games for the idle rich. Max Gao, Los Angeles Times, 5 June 2023 But opprobrium commonly targeted the idle rich, feasting vampirically on the labor of others, rather than the concept of work itself, which remained a point of pride. Matthew Gavin Frank, Harper's Magazine, 1 May 2023

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“Idle rich.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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