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filthy rich

1. noun A disparaging term for those who are very wealthy. The filthy rich don't care a bit about the rest of us living in poverty.
2. adjective Very wealthy. This invention will make us filthy rich!
See also: filthy, rich

filthy rich

 
1. Fig. very wealthy. I wouldn't mind being filthy rich. There are too many filthy rich people now.
2. Fig. people who are very wealthy. The filthy rich can afford that kind of thing, but I can't. I sort of feel sorry for the filthy rich.
See also: filthy, rich

filthy rich

1. mod. very wealthy. I wouldn’t mind being filthy rich.
2. n. people who are very wealthy. The filthy rich can afford that kind of thing, but I can’t.
See also: filthy, rich
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Five years after The Reluctant Fundamentalist was published, Mohsin Hamid returns with his latest offering, 'How to get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia,' a funny title that had many young hopefuls asking: "So is it like a guide that tells you how to get filthy rich?
THE STORY: Loosely framed as a self-help book, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia follows the rags-to-riches-to-rags-again story of an unnamed man in a country resembling Hamid's native Pakistan.
Our values have to change so that the ablest people want to get rich but not filthy rich, and, instead of flocking to Wall Street, want to start businesses that make useful products and create jobs paying decent wages.
And that is how I write," says Mohsin Hamid, recently the author of How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia Penguin; ` 499) and earlier of The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Moth Smoke .
In future, retired medics will only be filthy rich, rather than extremely filthy rich, due to Government changes.
Another pearl of wisdom from the budget must have been howangry the Torieswere with those corrupt filthy rich bankers that caused the meltdown in 2008 andwho needed bailing out by the taxpayer.
The cost of all this monitoring, compiling and reporting will have to be borne by the paying clients of law firms, meaning that access to legal services in the future will doubtless become even more the province of the white, middle class and filthy rich (WMCFR) than it was before.
Longbourne is a very posh girls' boarding school, its pupils are both filthy rich and terrible snobs, and when Elizabeth Bennet wins a scholarship there only the other scholarship girls are nice to her.
LadyLuck, a mobile-based casino owned and operated by UK-based Probability Games (Alderney) Limited, a subsidiary of Probability PLC (LSE: PBTY), a mobile cash gaming company, has launched a mobile 50-line slot application, Filthy Rich.
When Edison (1847-1931) had become a world-famous inventor and filthy rich to boot, he bought an estate in southwest Florida, Seminole Lodge, where he and his family spent winters.
The Misadventures of Oliver Booth: Life in the Lap of Luxury" tells of the titular character's overwhelming desire to live the good life, the life of the filthy rich.
How to Beat Low-Limit Poker: A Beginner's Guide to Winning Big Bucks at Little Games" is the guide for the little guy who isn't out to make themselves filthy rich, but wouldn't mind leaving with their wallet a little heavier.
Libraries that cater to Java programmers will find an excellent guide in FILTHY RICH CLIENTS, which refers to rich applications that teach how to build better, more effective desktop applications that enhance user experiences.
If you're filthy rich, but not too blessed in the looks department, there is a dating agency that's perfect for you.
Poor trembling fools traipse before the filthy rich panel to have their schemes and dreams ripped apart like a soap character's wedding vows.