Entry from US English dictionary
An undignified or unprincipled acquisition of a large sum of money with little effort.
- We view the war on terrorism as a war of corporate greed, destruction, death, and power - it's another money grab for the rich corporations and their shareholders.
- I wouldn't want to be in the shoes of Lions Gate when he sees their latest money grab using his franchise, though.
- A great number of people thought at the time that this ‘boot camp’ type of training was just a money grab by some IT vendors.
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Syllabification: mon·ey grab
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