from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Variant of moneyed.

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  • adj. affluent
  • adj. payed for, funded

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See moneyed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See moneyed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. based on or arising from the possession of money or wealth


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  • 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.

    From top to bottom we need a new ethic of responsibility | Observer editorial

  • 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.

    Despite tea party energy, outside groups funded by Swift Boaters, other old hands

  • 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.

    Sound Politics: Mortgages for illegal immigrants ...

  • How can it be so, when, in all old states, the monied is the prevailing interest which sways the determinations of government?

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 340, February, 1844

  • You see, I represent what he would call the monied aristocracy of

    A Poor Wise Man

  • As such capitals are commonly lent out and paid back in money, they constitute what is called the monied interest.

    IV. Book II. Of Stock Lent at Interest

  • In proportion as that share of the annual produce which, as soon as it comes either from the ground, or from the hands of the productive labourers, is destined for replacing a capital, increases in any country, what is called the monied interest naturally increases with it.

    IV. Book II. Of Stock Lent at Interest

  • The problem for teachers who are passionate about teaching is that they live in the Bushian Nightmare of educational testing companies, textbook publishers, educational software vendors, and other "monied" friends of the Republicans propping up the mediocrity campaigns of tin-horn pedagogic dictators like Johnson who want to quash the programs that will produce the next generation of scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and performers of our cultural heritages.

    Brian Ross: Magnet Education Attracts Unwelcome Clash With No Child Left Behind

  • It has also achieved something that feels laudably true -- anthropological even -- about a kind of monied, famous West L.A. lifestyle that everyone knows exists but that has eluded even the best movies and TV shows that aimed to portray the Industry.

    Previews of HBO's 'Entourage' and 'Hung'

  • But patronizing them (as so many of the "monied" gringos here do) runs up your cost-of-living here appreciably.

    Cost of Living in Mexico


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