less common spelling of moneyed

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

Examples of monied in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Musician and actor Johnny Flynn plays his first victim—the monied Dickie Greenleaf—and Dakota Fanning is Dickie’s suspicious ex-girlfriend. Zing Tsjeng, Vogue, 20 Mar. 2024 Stylish Sanremo attracts a discreet, monied crowd, with yachts gliding over from the nearby Côte d’Azur. Catherine Sabino, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 Space law has a beautiful set of origins and aspirations, Weeks says, but there are ways monied interests could exploit that vagueness to crowd low Earth orbit. Khari Johnson, WIRED, 24 Jan. 2024 Which means the bootleggers are squeezed out by the monied interests. John Koopman, Rolling Stone, 21 Sep. 2023 By the 1950s, when la dolce vita was in full swing in Rome and Manhattan was a playground for monied movers and shakers, Gucci was outfitting and accessorizing it all. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 2 Nov. 2021 They are fed up with monied outsiders streaming into the state and blame them for driving up prices, taking land and eroding Montana’s rugged culture. Paul Overberg, WSJ, 22 Oct. 2023 Films focusing on systemic inequality, or the monied elite’s morally murky ways, arrive as many industry voters have spent the better part of the year on the picket lines, holding out for a better contract from studios. Clayton Davis, Variety, 28 Sep. 2023 When that didn’t take off, the owners sensed the growing presence of a younger, whiter, and (slightly) more monied crowd in the neighborhood, many of whom had recently come to the Lower East Side for its art scene. Hugh Ryan, Curbed, 12 Sep. 2023

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“Monied.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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