rich as Croesus
Extremely wealthy. Croesus was an ancient Greek king whose wealth was legendary.
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Very wealthy, as in They're rich as Croesus, with their penthouse, yacht, and horses. This term alludes to Croesus, the legendary King of Lydia and supposedly the richest man on earth. The simile was first recorded in English in 1577.