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Definition of "monied" []

  • Variant of moneyed. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "monied" in a sentence
  • "Philip Pullman, Greg Dyke and others have called for a "public jury" to scrutinise the practices of what they described as a monied "feral elite" who have corrupted the public realm."
  • "The surge in monied donors comes amid a significant drop in contributions among the broader electorate, despite the burst of political energy surrounding the tea party movement."
  • "The Mexican economy would also get a multi-billion dollar boost in monied Mexicans returing home flush with cash from US home sales and millions of fully trained & experienced workers who may even demand accountabilty & freedom and the rule of law from their government."