Definitions

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

  • adj. Having wealth; rich. See Synonyms at rich.
  • adj. Marked by abundance: a wealthy land.
  • adj. Well supplied: wealthy in compassion.
  • n. Rich people considered as a group. Often used with the.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Possessing financial wealth; rich.
  • adj. Abundant in quality or quantity; profuse.
  • n. Rich people.
  • n. A rich person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having wealth; having large possessions, or larger than most men, as lands, goods, money, or securities; opulent; affluent; rich.
  • adj. Hence, ample; full; satisfactory; abundant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having wealth; rich; having large possessions; opulent; affluent.
  • Rich in any sense, as in beauty, ornament, endowments, etc.; enriched.
  • Well-fed; in good condition.
  • Synonyms Moneyed, well off, well to do.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

Etymologies

wealth +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Yeah! Like logorrhea.

    July 25, 2007

  • Clearly it shows that Wordie users care about more important things than money. Hmph!

    July 25, 2007

  • So right you are. . .in this case wealthy is an old apple variety (which is in the dictionary.) That is, it is an apple variety until someone points out one of the other meanings of the word! It amazes me, too, that we have not even come close to naming all the lexemes used in the English language

    July 24, 2007

  • Every time I think that we've named every word under the sun, a new one pops up and reminds me that Wordie is not a dictionary.

    July 24, 2007