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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!
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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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Spurs have been willing to off-load Assou-Ekotto since January and, despite interest from filthy-rich Monaco, Fenerbahce are now in advanced talks to sign the Cameroonian.
Filthy-rich Chelsea and Manchester City, fourth and third in the table respectively, meet at Stamford Bridge today still harbouring hopes of claiming the crown despite leaders Manchester United taking a giant step towards the title with a late 1-0 win over Bolton yesterday.
THE follow-up to the mega-successful first movie relocates most of the action to the United Arab Emirates, after Samantha secures an invite from a filthy-rich local.
encouragement from women of all ages for going on 200 years, but it's the filthy-rich, handsome and misunderstood Mr.
He investigates the kidnapping of the four-year-old son of a filthy-rich businessman.
I'd spend the afternoon at the beach surrounded by filthy-rich drug barons and pimps.
Cheveley, a scheming arriviste who'll stop at nothing to win Goring's filthy-rich hand in marriage and get government support for a scare she is financing.
So a young family of four buying a home in San Francisco's pricey real estate market is slapped with an exorbitant tax bill, while the filthy-rich investment banker down the street is still paying the same amount in taxes as when he first purchased his home in 1979.
The filthy-rich fatcats are falling over themselves to tell the Banking Inquiry how sorry they are destroying our economy but still collect their obscene pensions.
Macy and Tea Leoni still do whatever they can to humanize Paul and Amanda Kirby, a filthy-rich couple who entice/deceive Dr.
Just as he put the money of filthy-rich Tory donor Lord Ashcroft on the table when he took the Essex constituency (then known as Harwich) by a mere 920 votes off my Labour friend Ivan Henderson in 2005.
Selling to filthy-rich Manchester City is one thing, selling to United, a club who cannot financially dwarf Arsenal, would look like the running up of a white flag and Wenger knows it.
I'm not talking about that business going on in Florida and Arizona pitting multimillionaire brats against filthy-rich whiny owners.