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wealthy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of wealthy

  1. having goods, property, or money in abundance a wealthy man who likes to collect antique cars Synonyms of wealthy affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, loaded, moneyed (also monied), opulent, silk-stocking, rich, well-endowed, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-doWords Related to wealthy better-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed (also blest), privilegedNear Antonyms of wealthy unaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint [chiefly British]; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, shortAntonyms of wealthy destitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, poverty-stricken

Synonym Discussion of wealthy

rich, wealthy, affluent, opulent mean having goods, property, and money in abundance. rich implies having more than enough to gratify normal needs or desires.
    • became rich through shrewd investing
wealthy stresses the possession of property and intrinsically valuable things.
    • wealthy landowners
affluent suggests prosperity and an increasing wealth.
    • an affluent society
opulent suggests lavish expenditure and display of great wealth, more often applying to things than people.
    • an opulent mansion


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