stinking rich


informal + often disapproving
: extremely rich : having so much money that one's wealth is disgusting or offensive

Examples of stinking rich in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Every single character in the show — as well as the cast of hangers-on — was filthy, stinking rich. Vulture, 30 May 2023 So, if these stocks are mega-growth stories, why isn’t every shareholder filthy, stinking rich? Brett Owens, Forbes, 30 Aug. 2021 Oh, a buddy kind of show, instead of this slightly twisted, slightly tongue-in-cheek, slightly over-the-top comedy about these two women who were stinking rich. Rachel Syme, The New Yorker, 20 June 2021

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“Stinking rich.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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