adjective, wealth·i·er, wealth·i·est.
Origin of wealthy
Origin of Wealthy
Examples from the Web for wealthy
Little did I know that Lee had actually been born into a wealthy family.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In March, police arrested a group of wealthy businessmen and government officials who were about to dine on illegal tiger meat.
Not to those in power, not to the cruel and inhumane, not to the wealthy.
No surprise then that aside from wealthy coastal suburbs, the Democratic base has shrunk to the urban cores and college towns.
Presuming his demographic is largely the same as what it was when he was at Fox, they are not wealthy people.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.|Ana Marie Cox|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The wealthy families vie with each other in the grand feasts which they give to all comers.The Inhabitants of the Philippines|Frederic H. Sawyer
Stone coffins were commonly used by the wealthy, and but few were at first allowed to be buried within walled towns.History of the Anglo-Saxons|Thomas Miller
At noon the hermit stopped before a little house, in which lived a wealthy miser, and once more asked for hospitality.
Just before the crash, in the attempt to save the firm, he went to a wealthy friend and borrowed a large sum of money.
His mode of life is imitated by the wealthy natives; his vices are mimicked by every young Bengalee baboo.Greater Britain|Charles Wentworth Dilke