wealth´i|ly


wealth´i|ly
wealth|y «WEHL thee», adjective, wealth|i|er, wealth|i|est, noun.
–adj.
1. having wealth; rich: »

a very wealthy man, a wealthy country.

SYNONYM(S): See syn. under rich. (Cf.rich)
2. Figurative. abundant; copious: »

a wealthy supply of wit, a verse wealthy in satirical allusions.

–n.
the wealthy, persons having wealth; rich people: »

to curry favor with the wealthy.

wealth´i|ly, adverb.
wealth´i|ness, noun.
Wealth|y «WEHL thee», noun, plural Wealth|ies.
a bright-red, American variety of apple, ripening in autumn.
[< wealthy, in the sense of “thriving”]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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