moneyed

adjective mon·eyed \ ˈmə-nēd \
variants: or less commonly
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of moneyed

1 : having money : wealthy
2 : consisting in or derived from money

Examples of moneyed in a Sentence

  1. a member of the moneyed classes

  2. luxury goods that are purchased mainly by moneyed tourists from abroad

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First Known Use of moneyed

15th century


MONEYED Defined for English Language Learners

moneyed

adjective

Definition of moneyed for English Language Learners

  • : having a lot of money : very rich


Law Dictionary

moneyed

adjective mon·eyed \ ˈmə-nēd \

legal Definition of moneyed

: consisting in or derived from money
  • a moneyed obligation


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