Examples of fat cat in a Sentence
The best seats in the theater were reserved for the fat cats.
that last recession was particularly hard on the poor, but the fat cats barely noticed a dip in their bank accounts
Recent Examples of fat cat from the Web
Over the past few years, there have been awards for tallest and ugliest dogs, fattest cats, and now there is a new record for the dog with the longest tongue.
This block doesn't have the foot traffic of too many fat cats that can afford it with much regularity.
The fat cats in the $100 front-row seats, bedecked with signs that read WHISKEY, WOMEN AND RIGGS and WHO NEEDS WOMEN?
Bankers still boil over with rage about him, wincing over his 2009 line about fat cats as if the wounds were fresh.
Bashing the fat cats is far more satisfying than engaging in serious reform.
The top five states for fattest cats are Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa, Idaho and Delaware.
The real problem with Britain is not an excess of fat cats but a shortage of cream.
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First Known Use of fat cat
fat cat Synonyms
SynonymsCroesus, deep pocket, capitalist, have, money, moneybags, plutocrat, silk stocking
Related Wordsmoneymaker, money-spinner [chiefly British]; magnate, nabob, tycoon; billionaire, gazillionaire, millionaire, multibillionaire, multimillionaire, multimillionairess, zillionaire; heir, heiress, jet-setter, jeunesse dorée
Near Antonymsbankrupt, beggar
FAT CAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fat cat for English Language Learners
: an important, wealthy, or powerful person
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