Definition of millionaire
: a person whose wealth is estimated at a million or more (as of dollars or pounds)
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According to Tsuru some of the bottles included Madeira produced for the personal use of millionaire wine importer Robert Lenox.
On top of that, Abele's campaign, largely self-funded by the millionaire Democrat, is paying for a five-digit digital ad campaign criticizing Lipscomb along the same lines.
Lolita Osmanova is the daughter of energy tycoon Eldar Osmanov and Gaspar Avdolyan is the son of millionaire businessman Albert Avdolyan.
Before his fall from grace, Shrem was living the high life as a Bitcoin millionaire.
Patronis, a Republican from Panama City, was an early political supporter of Scott in 2010, when the governor was a largely unknown multi-millionaire from Naples who was challenging Republican establishment favorite Bill McCollum in a GOP primary.
More than a week later, on May 4, 1997, Cunanan tortured and killed millionaire Chicago real estate magnate Lee Miglin, 72, whose relationship to Cunanan, if any, is still unclear.
An eccentric millionaire, who claims to have hidden gold and gems in the mountains of northern New Mexico, is considering calling off the legendary treasure hunt after a man died recently looking for the bounty.
Cunanan knew at least two of his other victims, an ex-lover and his friend, but his relationship to the third victim, a Chicago millionaire real estate developer, remains uncertain.
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Origin and Etymology of millionaire
French millionnaire, from million, from Middle French milion
First Known Use: 1786See Words from the same year
MILLIONAIRE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of millionaire for English Language Learners
: a rich person who has at least a million dollars, pounds, etc.
MILLIONAIRE Defined for Kids
Definition of millionaire for Students
: a person having a million dollars or more
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