Thesaurus / grabbers
other words for grabbers
- ax to grind
- bee in bonnet
- bug in ear
- fixed idea
- idée fixe
- on the brain
- tiger by the tail
antonyms of grabbers
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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For what is this world but a big wide boarding-house, and all the nations rough and greedy grabbers at the table?
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
There is practically no surface soil, and thus the moors offers little temptation to the “land-grabbers.”
Sometimes I think these big money-grabbers just love to ruin Nature with their old picks and powder.
THE HERITAGE OF THE HILLSARTHUR P. HANKINS
He fully believed with that clever, funny little fellow, the cook, that the other watch were a greedy lot of office grabbers.
THE LIFE OF A CELEBRATED BUCCANEERRICHARD CLYNTON
The room was called the "Pig Pen," and the society who resorted there classed themselves under the expressive tide of "Grabbers."
VENUS IN BOSTON;GEORGE THOMPSON
The forests had so many eager enemies—unprincipled land-grabbers and lumbermen, sheep, fire.
THE RULES OF THE GAMESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
By a misuse of one of Fitzroy's freakish ordinances land-grabbers had got hold of much of the land near Auckland.
THE LONG WHITE CLOUDWILLIAM PEMBER REEVES
The band of gold grabbers, whose prisoner Miss Maclan had become, had met the snowstorm supinely.
Rolled up in their blankets, the gold grabbers had packed into shelter and slumbered soundly.
It was desirable, perhaps, that this reinforcement should be kept a secret, from the gold grabbers in particular.