old money

noun
1.
inherited wealth, especially wealth that confers status and social acceptance.
2.
a family or forebears possessing such wealth.

old-money, adjective
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old money

noun
the inherited wealth of established upper-class families; "he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth"; "she is the daughter of old money from Massachusetts" [syn: silver spoon
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Example sentences
One is probably old money anyway, so one can consult one's parents' senior
  staff.
Two people, one from old money, are getting married this week.
The understated ways of old money do not apply here.
Here, old money and old families are in short supply, and the game is not polo
  but bridge.
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