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Slang

fat cat

This page is about the slang term fat cat

Meaning

a wealthy company director or board member

For example

  • The members of the board were typical fat cats whose main concern was filling their own pockets.

  • If there were more fat cats visiting the island, we'd be making much more money in our shops and restaurants.

Quick Quiz

Fat cats can often be found in

a. company boardrooms

b. research laboratories

c. training workshops

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey