moneygrubber

[ 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

OTHER WORDS FROM moneygrubber

mon·ey·grub·bing, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for money-grubbing

money-grubbing

adjective

informal seeking greedily to obtain money at every opportunity

Derived forms of money-grubbing

money-grubber, noun
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