adjective (wealthier, wealthiest)
Having a great deal of money, resources, or assets; rich: the wealthy nations of the world (as plural noun the wealthy) the burden of taxation on the wealthy
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- The rich are almost obscenely wealthy, while the poor live in shocking conditions.
- Now lives will be lost unless wealthy nations are prepared to act on a larger scale than ever before.
- The level of public support for the arts is much lower than it is in other wealthy nations.
rich, affluent, moneyed, well off, with deep pockets, well-to-do, prosperous, comfortable, opulent, propertied, of means, of substance, in clover, plutocratic; North Americansilk-stocking
informal well heeled, rolling in it/money, in the money, made of money, filthy rich, stinking rich, loaded, flush, on easy street, quids in, worth a packet/bundle
Australian/New Zealand informal financial
informal , dated oofy
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- George Taille du Voltaire was a man who had everything, a young girl who he knew would grow in beauty and marry wealthily, a wonderful, a beautiful wife that he loved, and money to support three generations.
- Some are wealthily dressed, expressing their opinions in conversation with other people.
- He spied a wealthily dressed man in the crowd and tapped on his son's shoulder.