ultrarich

adjective

ul·​tra·​rich ˌəl-trə-ˈrich How to pronounce ultrarich (audio)
: extremely or extraordinarily rich
ultrarich celebrities
ultrarich foods
the lives of the ultrarich

Examples of ultrarich in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bob Lord, a lawyer at tax reform group Patriotic Millionaires, said dynasty trusts are typically designed to avoid estate and other transfer taxes for ultrarich families. Justin Elliott, ProPublica, 27 Oct. 2022 The unit was created early last year by combining the private bank that targeted ultrarich individuals and the consumer-wealth operation that was managed by the retail bank, and was one of Chief Executive Jane Fraser’s major initiatives to reshape Citigroup. Jing Yang, WSJ, 12 Apr. 2022 The Colorado governor is one of several ultrarich politicians who, the data shows, have paid little or no federal income taxes in multiple years, exploited loopholes to dodge estate taxes or used their public offices to fight reforms that would increase their tax bills. Ellis Simani, ProPublica, 4 Nov. 2021 McCormick is part of a trio of ultrarich candidates, including celebrity surgeon Mehmet Oz, to come from out of state to run for the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania’s open Senate seat. Michael Rubinkam, Hartford Courant, 18 Apr. 2022 Remember, before Howard Schultz became an ultrarich potential presidential candidate, Starbucks was the original specialty café. Eleanor Hildebrandt, Popular Mechanics, 30 June 2021 The broth is spicy and sweet, fragrant with warm spices, with an ultrarich, almost sticky texture that comes from the high concentration of gelatin extracted from the collagen in the beef tendons and shins it’s typically made with. New York Times, 7 Dec. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ultrarich was in 1891

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“Ultrarich.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrarich. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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