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fat–cat

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of fat–cat

  1. having goods, property, or money in abundance <the economy was in recession, but the fat-cat financiers on Wall Street didn't seem to be suffering> Synonyms affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, loaded, moneyed (also monied), opulent, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-endowed, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-doRelated Words better-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed (also blest), privilegedNear Antonyms unaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint [chiefly British]; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, shortAntonyms destitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, poverty-stricken




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