Old money refers to someone who has inherited the wealth of established upper-class families.
Rich families who have been rich for several generations, especially those with high social status.
Possessing wealth that has been inherited through several generations.
1. He comes from a very high-status family with old money.
2. I had no idea my grandfather was so rich and now we’re able to live off old money.
3. Some people say old money doesn’t last more than three generations.
4. The owner of this hotel comes from old money, but he doesn’t boast or flaunt it.
aristocracy, celebrity, elite, establishment, gentry, high society, in-crowd, nobility, select, society, top, upper class, upper crust, well-to-do