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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