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Man of means   /mæn əv minz/   Listen
Man of means

A man who is wealthy.  Synonyms: rich man, wealthy man.

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"Man of means" Quotes from Famous Books

... accomplishment of this end must be done by the individuals concerned themselves, whether singly or in combination; and the one fundamental fact that must never be lost track of is that the character of the average man, whether he be a man of means or a man who works with his hands, is the most important factor in solving the problem aright. But it is almost equally important to remember that without good laws it is also impossible to reach the proper solution. It ...
— Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present • Various

... the ground surface, but the accumulation of vegetable soil since has been considerable. The Hacienda of Macuilapa manufactures sugar and raises indigo, quantities of the seed of which were being cleaned when I was there. The owner of the place is a man of means, but the meals served were of a mean and frugal kind. Everyone made dire prophecies about the time of possible arrival of my companions, and the period necessary for our further journey to Tuxtla Gutierrez. I had ...
— In Indian Mexico (1908) • Frederick Starr

... you know, Mary, I am always looking out for such a girl as you for myself, so modest and pretty. I am a man of means, I would find a flat with board for you, with fuel and light. And forty roubles a month pin money. ...
— Yama (The Pit) • Alexandra Kuprin

Words linked to "Man of means" :   nob, rich person, nabob, toff, wealthy person, have

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