Definition of moneyed in English:


Line breaks: mon|eyed
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌnɪd
(also monied)


  • 1Having much money; affluent: the industrial revolution created a new moneyed class
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    • Mainstream films, in the end, always look like lifestyle advertisements, flaunting cover-model babes, expensive cars and other trappings of the monied classes.
    • Well I think - we used to think of elites as kind of the monied class.
    • And the upper class of Bahamians are monied families who have made their money illegitimately and then tried to buy respect.
  • 1.1Characterized by affluence: a moneyed lifestyle
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    • The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no other purpose than to tell lies where their interests are involved.
    • I remembered a beautiful little pub behind the Union Chapel called the Compton Arms - like a country boozer in the middle of a monied part of north London.
    • For instance, exactly how many movies - a far more vast, monied and powerful medium with an enormous number of admirers - have truly altered the course of human events?
    rich, wealthy, affluent, well-to-do, well off, with deep pockets, prosperous, in clover, opulent, of means, of substance
    informal in the money, rolling in it, rolling in money, loaded, stinking/filthy rich, well heeled, flush, made of money, in/on easy street
    British informal quids in
    informal , • dated in the chips, on velvet, oofy

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