rich as Croesus
Extremely wealthy. Croesus was an ancient Greek king whose wealth was legendary.
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In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
Or how much richer a few rich Mexicans are going to get in the process?Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Liberal Democrats like to blow their bugles about how all the big money in politics comes from rich Republicans.
Since then, the rising gap between the rich and middle- and lower-income families has risen to the fore.
The relationships, and motivations of their chief participants, are as tangled and shady as you expect of the super-rich.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes necessity makes an honest man a knave: and a rich man a honest man, because he has no occasion to be a knave.
Do you want the marriage of your daughter with the rich and Honourable Harry broken?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.
They are so rich in harmony, so weird, so wild, that when you hear them you are like a sea-weed cast upon the bosom of the ocean.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Excretion of these substances is greatly increased by a diet rich in nuclei, as sweetbreads and liver.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Idioms and Phrases with rich as Croesus
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.