AskDefine | Define wealthier

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wealthy \Wealth"y\, a. [Compar. Wealthier; superl. Wealthiest.] [1913 Webster]
Having wealth; having large possessions, or larger than most men, as lands, goods, money, or securities; opulent; affluent; rich. [1913 Webster] A wealthy Hebrew of my tribe. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place. --Ps. lxvi.
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Hence, ample; full; satisfactory; abundant. [R.] [1913 Webster] The wealthy witness of my pen. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wealthy adj : having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value; "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations" [syn: affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed] [also: wealthiest, wealthier]
wealthier See wealthy



  1. comparative of wealthy
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