thousandaire

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Modeled on existing words such as millionaire using thousand.

Noun[edit]

thousandaire (plural thousandaires)

  1. Somebody whose wealth is greater than one thousand dollars, or the local currency.
    • 2009 March 13, Clyde Haberman, “The Rich: Can’t Live With Them, Can’t Live Without Them”, New York Times:
      “Obviously, no tears will be shed for the fact that billionaires have gone down in their net worth,” Steve Forbes , the magazine’s editor in chief, told a gathering of thousandaires, more commonly known as journalists.