Adjective "wealthy" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈwɛlθi/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Having a great deal of money, resources, or assets; rich.
  1. 'the burden of taxation on the wealthy'
  2. 'Some of the middlemen did become wealthy, but they lived and spent their money in the towns.'
  3. 'There is not a great deal America, or other countries of the wealthy west, can do about this.'
  4. 'The wealthy would rather spend their money on a good tax accountant than give it to the chancellor.'
  5. 'It is great if you are wealthy enough to be able to afford to send your children to an independent school.'
  6. 'Now the losses are enormous and you'd have to be seriously wealthy to cover them.'
  7. 'Never even having owned a house in his life, Stewart became a very wealthy man overnight.'
  8. 'So there you have it: an extremely wealthy young man spends a lot of money at the bookies.'
  9. 'The son of a wealthy Greek businessman, he expected his command to be instantly obeyed.'
  10. 'Most of us here are from an incredibly privileged section of a very wealthy nation.'
  11. 'Now lives will be lost unless wealthy nations are prepared to act on a larger scale than ever before.'

Definitions

1. having great wealth; rich; affluent: a wealthy person; a wealthy nation.

2. characterized by, pertaining to, or suggestive of wealth: a wealthy appearance.

3. rich in character, quality, or amount; abundant or ample: a novel that is wealthy in its psychological insights.

More examples(as adjective)

"wives can be wealthy in rights."

"strikers can be wealthy in rights."

"fews can be wealthy under organizations."

"places can be wealthy in comparisons."

"people can be wealthy through businesses."

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