adj. 富有的; 肥沃的; 丰富多彩的; 油腻的
A rich person has a lot of money or valuable possessions.
You're going to be a very rich man...
Their one aim in life is to get rich...
Riches are valuable possessions or large amounts of money.
An Olympic gold medal can lead to untold riches for an athlete...
Some people want fame or riches — I just wanted a baby.
A rich country has a strong economy and produces a lot of wealth, so many people who live there have a high standard of living.
There is hunger in many parts of the world, even in rich countries.
If you talk about the earth's riches, you are referring to things that exist naturally in large quantities and that are useful and valuable, for example minerals, wood, and oil.
...Russia's vast natural riches.
...the oil riches of the Middle East.
If something is rich in a useful or valuable substance or is a rich source of it, it contains a lot of it.
Liver and kidney are particularly rich in vitamin A...
Fish is a rich source of protein.
Rich food contains a lot of fat or oil.
...the hearty, rich foods of Gascony...
Additional cream would make it too rich.
Rich soil contains large amounts of substances that make it good for growing crops or flowers in.
Farmers grow rice in the rich soil.
A rich deposit of a mineral or other substance is a large amount of it.
...the country's rich deposits of the metal, lithium.
If you say that something is a rich vein or source of something such as humour, ideas, or information, you mean that it can provide a lot of that thing.
The director discovered a rich vein of sentimentality...
My collection of Victorian literature turned out to be a rich and often hilarious source of information.
Rich smells are strong and very pleasant. Rich colours and sounds are deep and very pleasant.
...a rich and luxuriously perfumed bath essence.
...an attractive, glossy rich red colour.
A rich life or history is one that is interesting because it is full of different events and activities.
A rich and varied cultural life is essential for this couple.
...the rich history of the island...
A rich collection or mixture contains a wide and interesting variety of different things.
Visitors can view a rich and colorful array of aquatic plants and animals...
Australia has a rich cultural mix.
If you say that something a person says or does is rich, you are making fun of it because you think it is a surprising and inappropriate thing for them to say or do.
Gil says that women can't keep secrets. That's rich, coming from him, the professional sneak.
If you say that someone is filthy rich or stinking rich, you disapprove of them because they have a lot of money.
He's stinking rich, and with no more talent than he ever had before.
...a handful of filthy rich young men who work eight months a year.
1. possessing material wealth;
2. having an abundant supply of desirable qualities or substances (especially natural resources);
3. of great worth or quality;
4. marked by great fruitfulness;
5. strong; intense;
6. very productive;
7. high in mineral content; having a a high proportion of fuel to air;
8. suggestive of or characterized by great expense;
9. marked by richness and fullness of flavor;
10. highly seasoned or containing large amounts of choice ingredients such as butter or sugar or eggs;
11. pleasantly full and mellow;
12. affording an abundant supply;
He is rich, but he is still avid of more money.
The country possesses rich mineral resources.
A man who always anticipates his income can never save or become rich.
She married into a rich official's family.
Joan was rich, beautiful and proud.