a passion or craving for wealth, obsession with money; delusion that one is wealthy
Word Origin

Greek ploutos ‘wealth’

1650s, “mad pursuit of wealth,” from Greek ploutos “wealth” (see Pluto) + mania. As “imaginary possession of wealth” from 1894. Related: Plutomaniac.


Read Also:

  • Pluton

    [ploo-ton] /ˈplu tɒn/ noun, Geology. 1. any body of igneous rock that solidified far below the earth’s surface. /ˈpluːtɒn/ noun 1. any mass of igneous rock that has solidified below the surface of the earth pluton (pl’tŏn’) A large body of igneous rock formed when a plume of magma cools and solidifies underground. Although most […]

  • Plutonian

    [ploo-toh-nee-uh n] /pluˈtoʊ ni ən/ adjective 1. Also, Plutonic [ploo-ton-ik] /pluˈtɒn ɪk/ (Show IPA). of, relating to, or resembling Pluto or the lower world; infernal. /pluːˈtəʊnɪən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Pluto (the god) or the underworld; infernal adj. 1660s, “pertaining to the god Pluto,” from Latin Plutonius, from Greek Ploutonius, from Plouton “pertaining […]

  • Plutonic

    [ploo-ton-ik] /pluˈtɒn ɪk/ adjective, Geology. 1. noting or pertaining to a class of igneous rocks that have solidified far below the earth’s surface. /pluːˈtɒnɪk/ adjective 1. (of igneous rocks) derived from magma that has cooled and solidified below the surface of the earth Also abyssal adj. “pertaining to or involving intense heat deep in the […]

  • Plutonic rock

    noun See intrusive rock

Disclaimer: Plutomania definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.