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Dictionary entry overview: What does old money mean?
• OLD MONEY (noun)
The noun OLD MONEY has 1 sense:
1. the inherited wealth of established upper-class families
Familiarity information: OLD MONEY used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The inherited wealth of established upper-class families
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
old money; silver spoon
he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth / she is the daughter of old money from Massachusetts
Hypernyms ("old money" is a kind of...):
inherited wealth (wealth that is inherited rather than earned)
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