Definition of opulent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɒpjələnt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːpjələnt//
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  1. 1made or decorated using expensive materials synonym luxurious opulent fabrics/surroundings
  2. 2(of people) extremely rich synonym wealthy the opulent elite of Europe
  3. Word Originmid 16th cent. (in the sense ‘wealthy’): from Latin opulent- ‘wealthy, splendid’, from opes ‘wealth’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: opulent