purse-proud

adjective
\ ˈpərs-ˌprau̇d How to pronounce purse-proud (audio) \

Definition of purse-proud

: proud because of one's wealth especially in the absence of other distinctions

First Known Use of purse-proud

1681, in the meaning defined above

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“Purse-proud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/purse-proud. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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