Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wealthy person.

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  • noun Plural form of moneybag.
  • noun informal A wealthy person

Etymologies

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Examples

  • China's nouveaux riches may now be known among their jealous neighbors as "moneybags" (dakuan), "big shots" (dawan) or "bigwigs" (daheng).

    The Foreign Devil's Dictionary

  • You left out "trailer trash", Katy but then again when you live in "moneybags", Bow, NH, I guess you can sit high atop your pedestal and judge others.

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  • Paul Simpson has insisted suggestions Shrewsbury Town have been the "moneybags" club of League Two in 2008-9 are wide of the mark.

    Shropshire Star

  • There is little compassion that these "moneybags" will have to give up such epicurean delights as foie gras and oxtail marmalade for the opium of the masses - dal-chawal.

    LittleIndia.com Largest Circulated Indian Magazine In USA

  • Saying this, Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav decried the "open role" played by the "moneybags" in Karnataka who dared an elected government and its duly chosen Chief Minister and held governance to ransom.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Unhappy with the kind of moneybags owners their club has been attracting, many Newcastle fans are demanding - it's not too strong a word - that a more pliable billionaire comes along to buy them over.

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  • Following the midweek Carling Cup victory at Chelsea, Burnley travelled across West London to Loftus Road to tackle 'moneybags' QPR.

    QPR REPORT

  • That said, Bart Cummings (and Ross 'moneybags' Perot for that matter) seem to have more of a chance of winning the election than Mr McCain.

    Polaroids of Androids - News

  • Following the midweek Carling Cup victory at Chelsea, Burnley travelled across West London to Loftus Road to tackle 'moneybags' QPR.

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  • See Republican critic after Republican critic blast these money-grubbing, greedy, lazy, freeloading moneybags who are offensively overpaid, get off work at a leisurely 2:30 in the afternoon, have three months of vacation, and can live off their fat pensions in high-life luxury retirement, jetting to Paris and Biarritz and drinking champagne cocktails while sucking the life out of the Real America.

    Robert J. Elisberg: Revealed: Who Actually Caused America's Financial Collapse

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