Wealthy vs Monied - What's the difference?

wealthy | monied |


As adjectives the difference between wealthy and monied

is that wealthy is possessing financial wealth; rich while monied is affluent.

As a noun wealthy

is (uncountable|preceded by the)   rich people.

wealthy

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Possessing financial wealth; rich.
  • Abundant in quality or quantity; profuse.
  • Synonyms

    * affluent, prosperous * See also

    Antonyms

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    Derived terms

    * independently wealthy

    See also

    * upscale

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (uncountable, preceded by the)   Rich people.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-05-17
  • , author=George Monbiot, authorlink=George Monbiot , title=Money just makes the rich suffer , volume=188, issue=23, page=19 , magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) citation , passage=In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. […]  The public realm is privatised, the regulations restraining the ultra–wealthy and the companies they control are abandoned, and Edwardian levels of inequality are almost fetishised.}}
  • (countable)   A rich person.
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  • monied

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • affluent
  • payed for, funded
  • Alternative forms

    * moneyed

    Synonyms

    * well-heeled (1)

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