- The definition of opulent is displaying or having a lot of wealth.
An example of opulent is a stunning castle.
An opulent castle.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- very wealthy or rich
- characterized by abundance or profusion; luxuriant
Origin: L opulentus or opulens from ops: see opus
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- Possessing or exhibiting great wealth; affluent.
- Characterized by rich abundance; luxuriant.
Origin: Latin opulentus; see op- in Indo-European roots.
- opˈu·lent·ly adverb