fat cat


fat cat
 Tycoon; wealthy person.
 ► “A measure from the Clinton Administration, which is intended to make sure expatriating fat cats pay their fair share of taxes, is rocketing through the Senate despite protests that it would violate treaties governing human rights.” (Barron’s, March 27, 1995, p. 39)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • fat|cat — fat cat, U.S. Slang. 1. a wealthy contributor to a political campaign: »Money has given labor a louder voice in politics, although it contends that its political spending is petty cash in comparison with that of industrial fat cats (Atlantic). 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • fat cat — ˌfat ˈcat noun [countable] JOURNALISM disapproving a rich person, especially someone who does not deserve to be rich: • Pilots have a bad image among their co workers, who view them as fat cats who earn higher salaries. • corporate fat cats and… …   Financial and business terms

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  • fat cat — fat cats N COUNT (disapproval) If you refer to a businessman or politician as a fat cat, you are indicating that you disapprove of the way they use their wealth and power. [INFORMAL] ...the fat cats who run the bank. ...fat cat corporate types …   English dictionary

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  • fat cat — fat′ cat′ n. sl. 1) gov sts a wealthy person, esp. one who makes large political campaign contributions 2) sts an important or influential person 3) sts a person who is lazy, self satisfied • Etymology: 1925–30, amer …   From formal English to slang