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Wealthy

[wel-thee]
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noun
  1. a variety of red apple, grown in the U.S., ripening in early autumn.

Origin of Wealthy

origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for wealthys

Historical Examples

  • Pretty soon the beast struck into a gallop; and now he reached the lane that led into Mrs. Wealthys farm.

    The Funny Side of Physic

    A. D. Crabtre


British Dictionary definitions for wealthys

wealthy

adjective wealthier or wealthiest
  1. possessing wealth; affluent; rich
  2. of, characterized by, or relating to wealth
  3. aboundingwealthy in friends
Derived Formswealthily, adverbwealthiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for wealthys

wealthy

adj.

late 14c., from wealth + -y (2). Meaning "wealthy persons collectively" is from late 14c.

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