Affluent



having an abundance of wealth, property, or other material goods; prosperous; rich:
an affluent person.
abounding in anything; abundant.
flowing freely:
an affluent fountain.
a tributary stream.
an affluent person:
a luxurious resort appealing to young affluents.
Contemporary Examples

Since you already have low ratings, just embrace it and go really niche (and affluent).
NBC, You’ve Blown It Again! Jace Lacob October 25, 2010

I am not certain of what the founders as a group would have thought about affluent people taking safaris to Africa.
What the Founders Would Tell Charles Murray David Frum February 6, 2012

“That’s the real challenge now, because there are so many products for affluent people to buy,” she said.
Lingerie for the 1 Percent CNBC August 5, 2013

Victoria Adams was born to middle-class parents in the affluent county of Hertfordshire.
What The Hell is Posh Spice Doing At The UN? Tom Sykes September 28, 2014

To be sure, it is better to be unemployed in the affluent United States than in most of the world.
Give Him His Well-Deserved Break Reihan Salam July 16, 2010

Historical Examples

But the French Lodges contained many gentlemen in easy, and affluent circumstances.
Proofs of a Conspiracy against all the Religions and Governments of Europe John Robison

The confluence is the point of junction of an affluent river with its recipient.
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth

On a small income we must make the world believe that we are affluent, and our life becomes a cheat, a counterfeit, and a sham.
The Abominations of Modern Society Rev. T. De Witt Talmage

It is an affluent of the Raritan, coming into it from the south.
Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680 Jasper Danckaerts

After an absence of several years, she once again sailed for France, and in circumstances far from affluent.
Lives of Celebrated Women Samuel Griswold Goodrich

adjective
rich; wealthy
abundant; copious
flowing freely
noun
(archaic) a tributary stream
adj.

mid-15c., “flowing,” from Middle French affluent (14c.) or directly from Latin affluentem (nominative affluens) “flowing toward, abounding, rich, copious,” present participle of affluere “flow toward,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + fluere “to flow” (see fluent).

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