One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person, typically a young adult, who is independently wealthy and does not need to work to earn a living.‘she'll probably end up like most trust fund babies and just waste pointless hours in nightclubs all over the world’
- ‘His dad built that business and made that money; he is a trust fund baby and has not demonstrated one shred of business acumen.’
- ‘Suddenly without a roommate or prospects, she hooks up with Lev and Benji, two trust fund babies who are rooming together and give her shelter.’
- ‘Jane said that he was a trust fund baby, who came from extremely old money.’
- ‘I'm not a trust fund baby; my mother does not pay for my life.’
- ‘She is just a trust fund baby with no idea how real people live.’
- ‘The current system is great for trust fund babies, but not for most Americans.’
- ‘The city has become a theme park for trust-fund babies, in which la vie boheme is a pricey fashion statement.’
- ‘These four guys are trust fund babies who think the world is owed to them.’
- ‘Most of the students walked on by, although occasionally one of our more addled trust fund babies might engage them in a conversation.’
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