noun, plural mon·eys, mon·ies.
- having a great deal of money; affluent: You can see he's in the money by all those clothes he buys.
- first, second, or third place in a contest, especially a horse or dog race.
- at just the exact spot or time; on target: The space shuttle landed on the money at 9:55 a.m.
- exhibiting or done with great accuracy or expertise: His weather forecasts are always on the money.
Origin of money
Related formsmon·ey·less, adjectivenon·mon·ey, adjective
Examples from the Web for moneyless
Nothing could be easier, more obvious, than her disapproval of a moneyless boy.Linda Condon|Joseph Hergesheimer
But you all think it must be dreadful to be a moneyless spinster of fifty.The Way of Ambition|Robert Hichens
He was unhired and single, and would fain do some work, for he was moneyless.The Story of Grettir The Strong|Translated by Eirikr Magnusson and William Morris
But such a set of moneyless rascals have never appeared, since the epoch of the happy villain Falstaff.
Otherwise Paul would not have been in a moneyless state, and he must have been moneyless before he would have gone to work.Swept Out to Sea|W. Bertram Foster
British Dictionary definitions for moneyless
Related formsRelated adjective: pecuniary
Word Origin for money
Idioms and Phrases with moneyless
In addition to the idioms beginning with money
- money burns a hole in one's pocket
- money is no object
- money talks
- money to burn
- coin money
- color of one's money
- easy money
- even money
- fool and his money are soon parted
- for one's money
- funny money
- get one's money's worth
- hush money
- in the money
- made of money
- not for love or money
- on the money
- pay your money and take your choice
- pin money
- pocket money
- put money on
- put one's money where one's mouth is
- rolling in it (money)
- run for one's money
- throw good money after bad
- time is money