Definition for wealthy

adjective as in rich; having a lot of money

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Example Sentences

It’s still really, really, really expensive to send people into space, and those who are not bankrolled by a government or a wealthy company have to pay their own way.

The more cowries were worn, the wealthier the wearer was believed to be.

Riding on the company’s soaring stock price, Musk is now wealthier than Mark Zuckerberg.

From Fortune

Another wide-open race can be found in Kennedy’s old 4th Congressional District, which stretches from wealthy Boston suburbs to working-class cities along the Rhode Island border.

India’s retail industry has become a racetrack for two of the world’s wealthiest men—and one might well be close to the finish line.

From Quartz

A hundred ultra-wealthy liberal and conservative donors have taken over the political system.

Little did I know that Lee had actually been born into a wealthy family.

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.

The tattered outcast dozes on his bench while the chariot of the wealthy is drawn by.

In the courts of princes and wealthy natives the vessels and tubes are lavishly adorned with precious metals.

And my people shall sit in the beauty of peace, and in the tabernacles of confidence, and in wealthy rest.

And the wealthy class by no means monopolized the bay with their yachts and luxurious launches.

James Pulteney, a wealthy English baron, died; whose income was $250,000 per annum.


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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wealthy, such as: affluent, independent, moneyed, prosperous, upscale, and well-heeled.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.