man\ of\ means

n. phr.
A rich person.

He became a man of means by successfully playing the stock market.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • man of means — n. A wealthy person. Syn: rich man, wealthy man. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • man of means — A man, or woman, of means is wealthy …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • man of means — {n. phr.} A rich person. * /He became a man of means by successfully playing the stock market./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • man of means — {n. phr.} A rich person. * /He became a man of means by successfully playing the stock market./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • man of means —    A man, or woman, of means is wealthy.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • man of means — n rich man, wealthy man, moneyed man, man of wealth, man of substance, nabob, nawab, moneybags, Brit. Inf. warm man, Sl. fat cat; millionaire, multimillionaire, billionaire; sugar daddy; plutocrat, capitalist …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Man of means —   A man, or woman, of means is wealthy …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • man of means — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. wealthy man, rich man, man of substance, capitalist, tycoon; see also financier , millionaire …   English dictionary for students

  • man of means — noun a man who is wealthy • Syn: ↑rich man, ↑wealthy man • Hypernyms: ↑rich person, ↑wealthy person, ↑have • Hyponyms: ↑nabob, ↑toff …   Useful english dictionary

  • man of means — noun A man who possesses sufficient wealth to be regarded as prosperous or well off …   Wiktionary

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