mon·​ey-grub·​ber ˈmə-nē-ˌgrə-bər How to pronounce money-grubber (audio)
: a person bent on accumulating money
moneygrubbing adjective or noun

Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of money-grubber was in 1840

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Cite this Entry

“Money-grubber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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