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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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Filthy-rich Epstein, who committed suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges, reportedly went to royal events with the prince when the Queen was present.
The filthy-rich refugee from the victims of his actions becomes a neighbour of the Duke of York and Sir Richard Branson.
With wealth, we have the aristocracy ('silver-spoon' brigade), and the 'filthy-rich', eg drug/sex dealers, loan-sharks, tax-avoiders/ evaders, and Noel 'Deal or No Deal' Edmonds.
SIR - Now what was it the late and filthy-rich businesswoman Leona Helmsley so famously let slip?
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.
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 Premier League will be more filthy-rich than ever when the PS5.1billion TV deal kicks in, just as West Ham move to Stratford next summer, while savage austerity cuts hit the poorest in society.
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.
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.
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.