having much money; wealthy.
of or relating to the wealthy: moneyed interests.

Nearby words

  1. money-purchase,
  2. money-spinner,
  3. moneybag,
  4. moneybags,
  5. moneychanger,
  6. moneyer,
  7. moneygrubber,
  8. moneylender,
  9. moneyless,
  10. moneymaker

Origin of moneyed

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at money, -ed3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for moneyed

British Dictionary definitions for moneyed




having a great deal of money; rich
arising from or characterized by money
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Word Origin and History for moneyed



"having money," mid-15c., from past participle of Middle English verb monien "to supply with money" (see money (n.)).

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