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fat-cat

adjective

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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

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fat cat

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Synonyms & Antonyms of fat cat (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a wealthy person
  • that last recession was particularly hard on the poor, but the fat cats barely noticed a dip in their bank accounts

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2 one of high position or importance within a group
  • a candidate that has the backing of most of the party's fat cats

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“Fat-cat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fat-cat. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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