Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
the seeming ability of certain persons to succeed in every financial undertaking
Origin: after Midas
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The ability to make, manage, and keep huge amounts of money: “Today's market has convinced dozens of kids barely out of college that they've got the Midas touch” (Business Week).
Origin: After Midas.