moneyed moneyed  /ˈmə nid/


  1. (adj) based on or arising from the possession of money or wealth
  2. (adj) having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value



  1. Often as not, a newly moneyed family's first major purchase was a shiny Honda Dream.
  2. The cost of imported dildos, lingerie and related paraphernalia had previously reserved them for a moneyed elite.
  3. But there is also a growing number of young, highly educated and moneyed Londoners people such as Mumford who are turning to the church.


  • Projection

    One of the more hilarious aspects of the back and forth in "Mr Redmond's Cyber Playpen" is the inevitable scream from Redmond's adversaries of "envy" every time Redmond posts anything critical of SF's moneyed class.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: San Francisco Bay Guardian


  1. In 1816 Thomas Jefferson wrote: "I hope we shall...... crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations, which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and bid defiance to the laws of our country."
    on Sep 13, 2005 By: Thomas Jefferson Source: Common Dreams (press release)

  2. In a recent article, The New York Times maintained that efforts to "fix" the system "would be complicated by loopholes that permit wealthy individuals and moneyed interests to exert outsize influence, including through 527 groups, which can accept...
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Joe Trippi Source: Rocky Mountain News

  3. "The process is tilted toward moneyed interests in this democracy. It's time to change that. No matter whom we choose to vote for, the reform of the current system, whether it's regarding the influence of corporate lobbyists or campaign finance...
    on Mar 4, 2008 By: Serj Tankian Source: Earthtimes

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