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One who is intent on or preoccupied with accumulating money.

mon′ey·grub′bing adj. & n.
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(ˈmʌn iˌgrʌb ər)

a person who is preoccupied with making money.
mon′ey•grub`bing, adj., n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moneygrubber - someone whose main interest in life is moneymakingmoneygrubber - someone whose main interest in life is moneymaking
moneymaker - someone who is successful in accumulating wealth
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