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An excessively or extravagantly wealthy person. I don't really care about being some kind of moneybags or anything like that, I just want to have a career I'm passionate about. Look at moneybags over here, booking a first-class plane ticket. Can't fly coach like the rest of us bums, eh Jerry?
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Mr./Ms./Mrs. Moneybags

A humorous nickname for an excessively or extravagantly wealthy person. Look at Mr. Moneybags over here, booking a first-class plane ticket. Can't fly coach like the rest of us bums, eh Jerry? Hey, Ms. Moneybags—not all of us can afford to eat at such an expensive restaurant!
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n. a nickname for a wealthy person. When you get to be a big moneybags, don’t forget those you left behind.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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