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  1. almighty dollar(Noun)

    (United States English, pejorative) The dollar, satirically characterized as a being a god

  2. Origin: Most sources hold this to be a coinage of Washington Irving, alluding to "Almighty God", although a Philadelphia newspaper also used the phrase at approximately the same time and Ben Jonson had used "almighty gold" in 1616 in Epistle to Elizabeth, Countess of Rutland.


  1. Almighty dollar

    Almighty dollar is an idiom often used to satirize an obsession for material wealth.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Almighty dollar

    the Almighty whom the Americans are charged with worshipping, first applied to them, it would seem, by Washington Irving.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of almighty dollar in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of almighty dollar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andrew Carnegie:

    I would as soon leave my son a curse as the almighty dollar.

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