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Fat Cat

Informal; a wealthy person. The term is derogatory and connotes a person who flaunts his/her wealth ostentatiously and/or does not work to earn it.
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Bangor had never seen anything quite like the Fat Cat before - the bar served food throughout the day, was furnished with distressed wood panelling cannibalised from closed churches or schools, and crucially its laid-back approach proved a massive hit with women.
The word shareholder is not synonymous with the term fat cat.
Thus, with circumstances having sealed our fate, we plumped for The Fat Cat CafA Bar - only to find almost every table occupied.
Curbing executive pay awards, at least in the utilities, would be popular and fairly easy but Labour may be afraid of the vicious scratches the fat cats could inflict.
Sir Desmond - dubbed King of the Fat Cats by critics - caused uproar when he threatened to challenge the Government's planned windfall tax after his own pay rose by more than 21 per cent.
We should support the low-income groups who protect society rather than the fat cats who exploit it.
today announced that it has hired Fat Cats Entertainment Group to strategize, create and implement several guerrilla marketing campaigns to augment all aspects of the company's business.
Clams, pigs, slugs, crocodiles, tapirs, flatulent dogs, bats, fat cats, insects trapped in spider webs and more offer words of wisdom but, really, more often, amiably nitwit observations when the series premieres at 8 tonight.
Patterson says he and Saunders, who remain the majority shareholders,are aiming to open two new Fat Cats a year over the next five years and to have 10 Bluus up and running by 2008.
Editor of Financial Director, Andrew Sawers, said: "This survey shows the debate about privatised industry fat cats has to take place in full knowledge that these financial directors are not as well paid as many of their FTSE-100 colleagues.