Examples of moneyed in a Sentence
a member of the moneyed classes
luxury goods that are purchased mainly by moneyed tourists from abroad
Recent Examples of moneyed from the Web
The calamity couldn’t have happened to a more undeserving member of his moneyed class.
The race exposed rifts between the Republican Party's conservative base and its moneyed establishment — and within Trump's inner circle.
That campaign rewrote the rules for doing business in China and restored a sense of fear (of jail) among party cadres and the moneyed class.
Grace works alongside another Irish immigrant named James McDermott (Kerr Logan), who resents his moneyed employers with a festering hatred that boils over into venomous rants about killing and justice.
After the 1967 riot the flight accelerated, and the Motor City has lost an average of 190,000 residents in every census since, mostly among the white and moneyed.
His unconventional jewelry exuded cosmopolitan style and joie de vivre, not stuffy, old-moneyed refinement.
Both sides recognize that democracy cannot function as long as moneyed interests go unchallenged.
That result highlighted the difference between the moneyed elite in European soccer, and the rest of the pack.
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First Known Use of moneyed
Synonymsaffluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, loaded, rich (also monied), opulent, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-endowed, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do
Antonymsdestitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, poverty-stricken
Related Wordsbetter-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed (also blest), privileged
Near Antonymsunaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint [chiefly British]; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, short
MONEYED Defined for English Language Learners
legal Definition of moneyed
- a moneyed obligation
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