wealthy

[ wel-thee ]
/ ˈwɛl θi /

adjective, wealth·i·er, wealth·i·est.

having great wealth; rich; affluent: a wealthy person; a wealthy nation.
characterized by, pertaining to, or suggestive of wealth: a wealthy appearance.
rich in character, quality, or amount; abundant or ample: a novel that is wealthy in its psychological insights.

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Origin of wealthy

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at wealth, -y1

synonym study for wealthy

1. See rich.

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Definition for wealthy (2 of 2)

Wealthy
[ wel-thee ]
/ ˈwɛl θi /

noun

a variety of red apple, grown in the U.S., ripening in early autumn.

Origin of Wealthy

Origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for wealthy

wealthy
/ (ˈwɛlθɪ) /

adjective wealthier or wealthiest

possessing wealth; affluent; rich
of, characterized by, or relating to wealth
aboundingwealthy in friends

Derived forms of wealthy

wealthily, adverbwealthiness, noun
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