Definition of opulent
Examples of opulent in a Sentence
an opulent upper crust that liked to show off its possessions
an opulent mansion filled with priceless art and antiques
Recent Examples of opulent from the Web
The most radical element of Luc Besson’s 1997 space opera The Fifth Element is not the absurdly opulent future-costumes designed by Jean Paul Gaultier.
While Dubai’s focus is trained on its opulent future, there are also plenty of ways to explore its past — in Dubai-style luxury, of course.
And the Crimson Tide will be among the first two NCAA teams to take the field at the opulent stadium being built next door.
That's above today's poverty threshold, but not exactly opulent.
While Dubai‘s focus is trained on its opulent future, there are also plenty of ways to explore its past — in Dubai-style luxury, of course.
Gens turns her attention to the opulent operatic repertoire of 19th-century France.
The richest of the rich, Warren Buffett, does not live an opulent lifestyle.
This collaboration is going where luxury streetwear has not gone before—from baseball jackets, to LV's take on the signature Supreme tee, to a straight-up opulent skateboard trunk.
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Origin and Etymology of opulent
Latin opulentus, from ops power, help; akin to Latin opus work
First Known Use: circa 1518See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of opulent
OPULENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of opulent for English Language Learners
: very comfortable and expensive
: very wealthy
OPULENT Defined for Kids
Definition of opulent for Students
: having or showing much wealth opulent homes
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