multimillionaire

[ muhl-tee-mil-yuh-nair, muhl-tahy- ]
/ ˌmʌl tiˌmɪl yəˈnɛər, ˌmʌl taɪ- /
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noun

a person who possesses a fortune that amounts to many millions of dollars, francs, etc.

Nearby words

  1. multilocation,
  2. multilocular,
  3. multilocular cyst,
  4. multimedia,
  5. multimeter,
  6. multimodal,
  7. multinational,
  8. multinational corporation,
  9. multinodular,
  10. multinodular goiter

Origin of multimillionaire

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; multi- + millionaire

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British Dictionary definitions for multi-millionaire

multimillionaire

/ (ˌmʌltɪˌmɪljəˈnɛə) /

noun

a person with a fortune of several million pounds, dollars, etc
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Word Origin and History for multi-millionaire

multi-millionaire

n.

also multimillionaire, 1858, from multi- + millionaire.

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