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 fat-cat CEOs are such money-grubbers—they don't give a damn about their customers, so long as their pockets are lined.
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n. a stingy person. The boss is such a money grubber. He still has his first paper clip.
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