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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction).

Usage examples (31)
  • Young love is being thwarted by purse-proud parents.
  • He looked as though he were purse-proud and a bully.
  • A purse-proud person would here feel the ground move from beneath his feet.
  • It seemed that the purse-proud colonel had a poor brother living in another State. for more
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