fat cat

noun

Definition of fat cat

  1. 1a :  a wealthy contributor to a political campaign fundb :  a wealthy and privileged personc :  big shot

  2. 2 :  a lethargic complacent person

fat–cat

play \ˈfat-ˌkat\ adjective

Examples of fat cat in a Sentence

  1. The best seats in the theater were reserved for the fat cats.

  2. that last recession was particularly hard on the poor, but the fat cats barely noticed a dip in their bank accounts

1928

First Known Use of fat cat

1928


FAT CAT Defined for English Language Learners

fat cat

noun

Definition of fat cat for English Language Learners

  • : an important, wealthy, or powerful person



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