moneybag

[muhn-ee-bag]
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noun

a bag for money.
moneybags, (used with a singular verb) a very wealthy or extravagant person.

Origin of moneybag

1555–65; 1940–45 for def 2; money + bag
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Word Origin and History for money-bag
n.

1560s, from money + bag (n.). Meaning "rich person" is from 1818. Related: moneybags.

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