Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Rich, Adrienne Born 1929. American poet and essayist whose works, notably Diving Into the Wreck (1973), concern radical feminism, lesbianism, and political activism.

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  • proper n. A diminutive of the male given name Richard.
  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

From Richard. The surname also derives from rich as a nickname. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • COHEN: So it's interesting that this plan helps not just low - income people but rich people like the Rich family.

    CNN Transcript Sep 30, 2009

  • Like the old Sophie Tucker line -- "I've been poor and I've been rich -- Rich is better."

    Jet Li versus Michelle Yeoh...a missed opportunity

  • In fact, I would probably have bought a few more before they got around to making you shut down your Lulu sales, and I would be rich, Rich!

    :Acquired Taste

  • Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm; and the opera, to repeat a well-known mot of the day, “made Gay rich and Rich gay.”

    Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732)

  • Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm; and the opera, to repeat a well-known _mot_ of the day, "made Gay rich and Rich gay."

    Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732)

  • "And one of these days he'll come, dear, like the good prince in the fairy tale, all rich and handsome, as my darling brother always was, and marry my own dear Rich, and make her happy again."

    The Bag of Diamonds

  • [946] 'This play, written in ridicule of the musical Italian drama, was first offered to Cibber and his brethren at Drury Lane, and rejected; it being then carried to Rich had the effect, as was ludicrously said, of _making_ Gay _rich_ and Rich _gay_.'

    Life of Johnson, Volume 3 1776-1780

  • [Chorus] Dis year mi waa fi rich, yeh mi waa fi mek some money Tired a di heartache, tired a di worries Sleepless night wen mi affi bare hungry Doe seh mi greedy, thugs need money Rich, yeh mi waa fi mek some money Tired a di heartache, tired a di worries Sleepless night wen

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  • Must be very difficult, if not Impossible, for a person as rich as he, Oh!, excuse me, a person whose Rich wife, ownes 9 homes and 13 cars or is it the other way around, to relate to typical American families that are lucky today, if they own one home and two cars?

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  • APNewsBreak: Ban says rich and poor must stop finger-pointing to reach global climate pact APNewsBreak: Ban says stop climate finger-pointingCOPENHAGEN - Rich and poor countries must

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