adjective, wealthier, wealthiest.
having great wealth
; rich; affluent: a wealthy person; a wealthy nation.
characterized by, pertaining to, or suggestive of wealth
: a wealthy appearance.
rich in character, quality, or amount; abundant or ample: a novel that is wealthy in its psychological insights.
Origin: 1325–75; Middle English; Related forms
prosperous, well-to-do, moneyed. See rich
1. poor. 3. scanty.