What does almighty dollar mean?

Definitions for almighty dollar
almighty dol·lar

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word almighty dollar.

Wiktionary

  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.

Freebase

  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.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Almighty Dollar

    For this expression we are indebted to Washington Irving, who in his sketch of “The Creole Village” (1837) spoke of it as “the great object of universal devotion throughout our land.”

How to pronounce almighty dollar?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say almighty dollar in sign language?

  1. almightydollar

Numerology

  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

Images & Illustrations of almighty dollar

  1. almighty dollaralmighty dollaralmighty dollaralmighty dollaralmighty dollar

Translation

Find a translation for the almighty dollar definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these almighty dollar definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"almighty dollar." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 19 Feb. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/almighty+dollar>.

Are we missing a good definition for almighty dollar? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for almighty dollar:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.