Prosperous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈprɑːspərəs|  American pronunciation of the word prosperous
Brit.  |ˈprɒsp(ə)rəs|  British pronunciation of the word prosperous


- in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich(syn: comfortable, easy, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do)

a prosperous family

- very lively and profitable(syn: booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, roaring, thriving)

a prosperous new business

- marked by peace and prosperity (syn: golden, halcyon)
- presaging or likely to bring good luck or a good outcome(syn: favorable, favourable, golden, lucky)

a prosperous moment to make a decision


The company had a prosperous year.

He predicted a prosperous future.

a prosperous moment to make a decision

Victoria has advanced from an aggregation of isolated settlements to the position of a prosperous country.

He hoped that his enterprise would have a prosperous issue.

The once prosperous town has hemorrhaged manufacturing jobs over the last 15 years.

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