Wealthy

[wel-thee]

Origin of Wealthy

origin uncertain
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Historical Examples of wealthys

  • Pretty soon the beast struck into a gallop; and now he reached the lane that led into Mrs. Wealthys farm.


British Dictionary definitions for wealthys

wealthy

adjective wealthier or wealthiest
  1. possessing wealth; affluent; rich
  2. of, characterized by, or relating to wealth
  3. aboundingwealthy in friends
Derived Formswealthily, adverbwealthiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for wealthys

wealthy

adj.

late 14c., from wealth + -y (2). Meaning "wealthy persons collectively" is from late 14c.

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