fat-cat


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fat-cat

1. n. someone with great wealth and the accompanying success. I like to watch the fat-cats go by in their beemers.
2. mod. having to do with wealth or a wealthy person. You’ll never see me driving any of those fat-cat cars.
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Ultimately, the Government could stop the bonuses but Osborne is the politician who needs the fat-cat bankers more than anyone else.
The prime-time folks sitting at home watching TV will have no idea who the party faithful on the floor are or what they believe, and they'll also be unaware of the fat-cat conventions in the skyboxes.
He claimed fat-cat banks could cream an extra EUR300million off cash-strapped families by increasing rates.
Britain's fat-cat bosses were put on fire bomb alert last night - after an attack on the home of the fattest cat of all.
NEVER mind fat-cat bosses, what about fat-cat lawyers?
The matter of San Fernando Valley secession is a clear struggle between the little guy - Valley residents who have been cheated, neglected and under-served by City Hall for decades - and the fat-cat developers, consultants and City Hall insiders who want nothing more than to preserve a lucrative status quo.
Angry Scottish Pride workers were yesterday trying to stop their fat-cat boss creaming off pounds 400,000.
THE greed of fat-cat bosses is as wrong as it is objectionable.
Once again, the public services that matter most would be the first to go, while the city's fat-cat bureaucrats remain unscathed.
Fat-cat gas bosses will today be ordered to slash domestic bills by up to pounds 30 a year.