moneygrubbing
adjective or noun see money-grubber

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • moneygrubbing — variant UK [ˈmʌniˌɡrʌbɪŋ] US Main entry: moneygrabbing …   Useful english dictionary

  • moneygrubbing — moneygrabbing UK [ˈmʌnɪˌɡræbɪŋ] / US or moneygrubbing UK [ˈmʌnɪˌɡrʌbɪŋ] / US adjective showing disapproval very interested in money and trying to get as much money as possible Derived word: moneygrabber noun countable Word forms moneygrabber :… …   English dictionary

  • moneygrubbing — See moneygrubber. * * * …   Universalium

  • moneygrubber — moneygrubbing, adj., n. /mun ee grub euhr/, n. Informal. a person who is aggressively engaged in or preoccupied with making or saving money. [1830 40; MONEY + GRUBBER] * * * …   Universalium

  • mon|ey|grub|bing — «MUHN ee GRUHB ihng», noun, adjective. –n. the amassing of money: »Schiller s plot shows … the bourgeois world of social climbing and moneygrubbing (London Times). –adj. bent on amassing money: »She … brought up her child to be “more cultured,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • money-grubber — noun Date: 1840 a person bent on accumulating money • moneygrubbing adjective or noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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