Examples of wealthy in a Sentence
He is a wealthy entrepreneur.
the wealthiest nations in the world
Recent Examples of wealthy from the Web
Among China’s wealthiest travelers, expeditions to both Poles are expected to get even hotter over the next three years, according to a June report by the Hurun Research Institute, which keeps tabs on the whims and fancies of the Chinese glitterati.
The party continues at a late-night house party, where Mimi and Rodolfo quarrel as Mimi, a seamstress, tries to secure business from a wealthy patron through the power of seduction.
While the rich may be the poster children for the program's problems, as Oliver illustrated with his usual comedic flair, the vast majority of those who rely on the program are not wealthy.
The Big Six plan includes direct tax cuts for middle-class earners, but the reduction in business taxation has been criticized as benefiting the wealthy.
Almost all of the savings for families and individuals come from the repeal of the Alternative Minimum Tax and the Estate Tax — changes that benefit the wealthy.
Private jets were grounded in a bid to stop wealthy businessmen from leaving the kingdom.
Julia was born extremely wealthy and did not have...
Adopted by wealthy travelers and immortalized in films like Out of Africa, the tan colors and loose, draping lines of the outfits later turned heads on the runway in designer Yves Saint-Laurent's line.
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First Known Use of wealthy
Synonymsaffluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, loaded, moneyed (also monied), opulent, silk-stocking, rich, well-endowed, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do
Antonymsdestitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, poverty-stricken
Related Wordsbetter-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed (also blest), privileged
Near Antonymsunaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint [chiefly British]; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, short
Synonym Discussion of wealthy
- became rich through shrewd investing
- wealthy landowners
- an affluent society
- an opulent mansion
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