Definitions for affluentˈæf lu ənt or, sometimes, əˈflu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

af•flu•entˈæf lu ənt or, sometimes, əˈflu-(adj.)

  1. having an abundance of material goods; wealthy.

  2. abounding in anything; abundant.

  3. flowing freely:

    an affluent fountain.

  4. (n.)a tributary stream.

  5. an affluent person.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of affluent:

1400–50; late ME < MF < L affluent-, s. of affluēns rich, orig. prp. of affluere to flow into, abound =af-af - +fluere to flow


Princeton's WordNet

  1. affluent(noun)

    an affluent person; a person who is financially well off

    "the so-called emerging affluents"

  2. feeder, tributary, confluent, affluent(adj)

    a branch that flows into the main stream

  3. affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy(adj)

    having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

    "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. affluent(adjective)ˈæf lu ənt or, sometimes, əˈflu-

    wealthy, rich

    an affluent society


  1. affluent(Noun)

    Somebody who is wealthy.

  2. affluent(Noun)

    A stream or river flowing into a larger river or into a lake; a tributary stream; a tributary.

  3. affluent(Adjective)

    Abundant; copious; plenteous.

  4. affluent(Adjective)

    Abounding in goods or riches; materially wealthy.

  5. affluent(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Affluent(adj)

    flowing to; flowing abundantly

  2. Affluent(adj)

    abundant; copious; plenteous; hence, wealthy; abounding in goods or riches

  3. Affluent(noun)

    a stream or river flowing into a larger river or into a lake; a tributary stream


  1. Affluent

    Affluent is an American Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred and raced by Janis Whitham, and trained by U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee Ron McAnally, the daughter of 1978 U.S. Triple Crown winner Affirmed won four Grade I races and retired to broodmare duty with career earnings of $1,497,650. As a broodmare, Affluent has produced two foals by Storm Cat, one by Distorted Humor and a foal by Awesome Again is due in 2009.

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