money grubber

money grubber

n. a stingy person. The boss is such a money grubber. He still has his first paper clip.
See also: grubber, money
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Mired in scandal, exposed as money grubbers and expenses abusers, there will be few tears shed in Britain for many of the departing members of parliament.
Despite their private complaints that pay is too low, many lawmakers are reluctant to be seen by the public as self-interested money grubbers - the image created for many when lawmakers vote themselves pay raises.
Now those money grubbers who are fleecing people who long to get some of that so-called American dream can eat the debt themselves.
Business people) should come across as helping the community, not as money grubbers," he says.
The article oozes contempt for the shallow, ignorant money grubbers who send the party six-figure checks.
But is it better to have large turnouts of ill-informed money grubbers than a smaller force of prepared, though agenda-driven voters?
Just as Jesus in a fit of anger whipped and beat the money grubbers choking the steps of the temple, the hard-working people of this nation must rise up and cull the parasites that are choking the life from our nation's financial tree.
Schwarzenegger waltzed into office marketing his celebrity and a self- fashioned image of a ``populist'' who would root the money grubbers out of Sacramento.