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[muhn-ee-gruhb-er] /ˈmʌn iˌgrʌb ər/
noun, Informal.
a person who is aggressively engaged in or preoccupied with making or saving money.
Origin of moneygrubber
1830-40; money + grubber
Related forms
moneygrubbing, adjective, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Grant thinks Morty sincerely wants to amount to something real–to help and be more than a money grubber!

    In the Heart of a Fool William Allen White
Contemporary definitions for money grubber
noun's 21st Century Lexicon
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Slang definitions & phrases for money grubber

money grubber


A stingy person: refuses to buy a newspaper, he's such a money grubber

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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