[af-loo-uh nt or, often, uh-floo-]
- having an abundance of wealth, property, or other material goods; prosperous; rich: an affluent person.
- abounding in anything; abundant.
- flowing freely: an affluent fountain.
- a tributary stream.
- an affluent person: a luxurious resort appealing to young affluents.
Origin of affluent
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1. See rich. 2. teeming.
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Related Words for affluentlyhandsomely, richly, amply, lavishly, generously, profusely, sumptuously, satisfactorily, sufficiently, affluently, inexhaustibly, luxuriantly, largely, well, luxuriously
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Historical Examples of affluently
Never was an historian so readily and so affluently supplied!
But scarcely anywhere do we find this wonder-working grace so affluently described.The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians
G. G. Findlay
- rich; wealthy
- abundant; copious
- flowing freely
- archaic a tributary stream
Word Origin for affluent
C15: from Latin affluent-, present participle of affluere to flow towards, from fluere to flow
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Word Origin and History for affluently
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