wealthy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wel'thē), [key]
— wealth•i•er, wealth•i•est.
  1. having great wealth; rich; affluent: a wealthy person; a wealthy nation.
  2. characterized by, pertaining to, or suggestive of wealth: a wealthy appearance.
  3. rich in character, quality, or amount; abundant or ample: a novel that is wealthy in its psychological insights.


Pronunciation: (wel'thē), [key]
— n.
  1. a variety of red apple, grown in the U.S., ripening in early autumn.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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