- characterized by or exhibiting opulence: an opulent suite.
- wealthy, rich, or affluent.
- richly supplied; abundant or plentiful: opulent sunshine.
Origin of opulent
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Examples from the Web for opulent
In his opulent maroon suit, Dickens flaunts his fame and fortune with so little subtlety he makes Kanye West appear modest.The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens)
October 26, 2014
“It was so opulent that no one ever thought it would sink, then boom—it was gone,” says Conway.The Ghost Hotels of the Catskills
August 25, 2014
The star is the cream itself, as opulent as crème fraiche, with vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, etc., serving as a sort of halo.The Secret to This Ice Cream: Pampered Cows
Jane & Michael Stern
May 18, 2014
Visitors enter the train and snake through its corridors and opulent interiors.All Aboard the Orient Express: Looking Back at the Golden Age of Train Travel
April 15, 2014
Today, Yudashkin continues to show his opulent designs in Paris and remains inspired by the country he is proud to call home.Valentin Yudashkin, Russia’s Couture King
March 17, 2014
This was a talisman, formerly only within the reach of the opulent.Welsh Folk-Lore
Her father had once been an opulent farmer, but was reduced in circumstances.The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.
She was not going to be pitied by the opulent persons on the excursion.
He was one of the greatest, most powerful, most opulent of all earthly monarchs.
In extravagant Hartford the opulent doctor got a shilling a visit.Customs and Fashions in Old New England
Alice Morse Earle
- having or indicating wealth
- abundant or plentiful
Word Origin and History for opulent
c.1600, from Middle French opulent, from Latin opulentem (nominative opulens) "wealthy, rich," from opulentus (see opulence).