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Origin of fat cat
Words nearby fat cat
Example sentences from the Web for fat cat
It was the wanton disdain for democracy, the venality and corruption, the aggressive pursuit of regulatory rollbacks, which did nothing for the economy, enriched a few fat cat friends and industries and degraded the quality of life for everyone else.What My Mobster Grandfather Understood About American Capitalism|Russell Shorto|March 17, 2021|Time
We did a movie down in Durango — Great Scout and Cat House Thursday.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“One of the big misconceptions is that eating fat makes you fat, because it has more calories,” Asprey says.Bulletproof Coffee and the Case for Butter as a Health Food|DailyBurn|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Roll the pork over the stuffing, like a jelly roll, until the seam is facing down and the fat back is on top.
Lay the butterflied pork loin on the cutting board with the fat cap facing down.
Alastair Sim had jowls like melting candle wax, a snarl like a cornered cat and eyes cold with contempt.
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Then a fat, untidy old man appeared in the doorway of a cubicle within the shop, and Edwin Clayhanger blushed.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
He wished her mother had not been quite such an appalling person, fat and painted.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
It was a spring day, and the fat buds of the chestnuts were bursting into magnificent green plumes.Children's Ways|James Sully
British Dictionary definitions for fat cat
- a very wealthy or influential person
- (as modifier)a fat-cat industrialist
Idioms and Phrases with fat cat
A wealthy and privileged person, as in This neighborhood, with its million-dollar estates, is full of fat cats. This term originally meant “a rich contributor to a political campaign,” and while this usage persists, it now is often applied more broadly, as in the example. [Colloquial; 1920s]