1.1 (as noun a Croesus) A person of great wealth.
- Such is the nature of the fledgling Israeli art world that the artist could entertain no reasonable hope of selling it to either a Croesus or one of the major Israeli museums.
- It's hard for people to weep over some nasty Croesus losing a couple of million.
- A Croesus who will metamorphose into a philanthropist prepared to take on the giants of industry.
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