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fat cat

adjective as in rich

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It was the wanton disdain for democracy, the venality and corruption, the aggressive pursuit of regulatory rollbacks, which did nothing for the economy, enriched a few fat cat friends and industries and degraded the quality of life for everyone else.

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It was a Southern-Midwestern radical-agrarian party that opposed fat-cat financial interests.

Florida shopping-center magnate Mel Sembler is proud to personify the sort of Republican fat cat that Mitt Romney is depending on.

Highlighting “big business” success resonates with the corporate fat-cat caricature.

They also nearly always cite a December 2009 interview in which the president called out "fat cat" bankers.

Meanwhile, the fat-cat donors are credited with more “Calculated Giving.”

A fat cat, looking as if it were dead, lay relaxed on the grass beneath this board.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fat-cat, such as: affluent, upscale, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, and well-to-do.

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