money grubber

money-grubber

Someone who obsessively and aggressively attempts to accumulate, hoard, and protect their money. Tom's always been a bit of a money-grubber—he'd sell his own mother if it meant a bit more profit. These fatcat CEOs are such money-grubbers—they don't give a damn about their customers, so long as their pockets are lined.

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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Some doctoral students like working with money grubber supervisors because the supervisor often ignores quality and just pushes the student to graduate regardless.
It is always a shame to hear of unfortunate doctoral alumni who fail to gain employment with reputable companies and universities because of their dismally subpar dissertation.Does your doctoral supervisor fall into the floater, free rider, knit picker, or money grubber category?
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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.
"(Business people) should come across as helping the community, not as money grubbers," he says.
Who plays for England (or for Scotland, Ireland and Wales) in the Money Grubbers' Cup series against Newstralia and South Zealand next month?
The article oozes contempt for the shallow, ignorant money grubbers who send the party six-figure checks.
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.