moneybag

[muhn-ee-bag]

Origin of moneybag

1555–65; 1940–45 for def 2; money + bag
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Historical Examples of moneybags

  • "I know I'm old, but I'm crazy about you," stated Mr. Moneybags.

  • Left alone with Mr. Moneybags he says to him: 'Five hundred roubles, if you please!'

    The Created Legend

    Feodor Sologub

  • "Okay, Mr. Moneybags," said the young official as the captain left.

    Heart

    Henry Slesar

  • Mr. Moneybags in the front pew has got a strangle hold on the parson.

    The Vision Spendid

    William MacLeod Raine

  • The ease with which adventurers and bogus schemers get their claws into English moneybags, is something astounding.

    Nasby in Exile

    David R. Locke


British Dictionary definitions for moneybags

moneybags

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) informal a very rich person
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