Filthy Rich

Idiom

Filthy Rich

Definition

An expression used to describe someone who has an extremely large amount of wealth or money.

Examples

He was so filthy rich he bought a yacht for his birthday.

She had so much money she was considered filthy rich.

Origin

This idiom originated in the mid-1900s and is thought to be a variation of the phrase ‘stinking rich’.

FAQs

What does it mean to be filthy rich?

Answer: It means to have an extremely large amount of wealth or money.

Where did the phrase ‘filthy rich’ originate from?

Answer: This idiom originated in the mid-1900s and is thought to be a variation of the phrase ‘stinking rich’.