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[muhl-tee-mil-yuh-nair, muhl-tahy-] /ˌmʌl tiˌmɪl yəˈnɛər, ˌmʌl taɪ-/
a person who possesses a fortune that amounts to many millions of dollars, francs, etc.
Origin of multimillionaire
1855-60, Americanism; multi- + millionaire Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Beverly's daughter, and an American multimillionaire with a brilliant and lovely daughter also figure in the story.

    If Any Man Sin H. A. Cody
  • The multimillionaire of to-day must give more than his money.

  • A multimillionaire as amiable as a clerk; a daughter who would have graced any court in Europe with her charm and elfin beauty.

    The Voice in the Fog Harold MacGrath
  • He was a rich man then, but not the multimillionaire he is to-day.

    The Woman in the Alcove Anna Katharine Green
  • But you are the only child of the American multimillionaire, 'Jemmes Ronadolf,' yes?

    The Title Market Emily Post
British Dictionary definitions for multimillionaire


a person with a fortune of several million pounds, dollars, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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