Needy and Rich


Needy adjective - Lacking money or material possessions.
Usage example: those generous souls who regularly give money and donate clothes to help the needy

Rich is an antonym for needy in topics: poor, deprived.

Nearby Words: need, needed, needful, needing


Rich adjective - Having goods, property, or money in abundance.
Usage example: you would have to be quite rich to be able to afford a home in that neighborhood

Needy is an antonym for rich in topics: wealthy, abundant, flavorful, very funny, full in color or sound.

Nearby Words: richness, riches, richly, Richie

Both words in one sentence

  • Mathematician's Answer Moustafa lists what the requirements were for being Monsieur Gustave's "personal guest." They had to be: rich, old, insecure, vain, superficial, blonde, needy.
  • Stealing from the rich, giving to the needy.
  • Ludwig: Tall snobs, small snobs, rich snobs and needy ones!
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Rich or Needy. 2016. Accessed May 28, 2023.
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