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proud or arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction)

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I mean a purse-proud villain in Russell Square, whom I knew without a shilling, and whom I pray and hope to see a beggar as he was when I befriended him.
A 1904 edition of the US farm magazine, Breeders Gazette, called automobile drivers "a reckless, bloodthirsty, villainous lot of purse-proud crazy trespassers.
He went on to claim, however, that his life had been a happy one and that he would not "exchange his labors for the independent situation of any idle, sauntering, purse-proud citizen of Philadelphia.