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whale

other word formation type; noun
an older man that is extremely wealthy, that a 'gold digger' tries to land to milk money from in a metaphorical "large catch"
 
Usage: (taken from article) The celebrities and the athletes and the tycoons are the ones for whom this world is zealously designed. A rung below in after-work pinstripes are the money guys, the Deutsche guys and the Goldman guys and the no-name hedge-fund guys—the “whales”—guys like that one over there in a Boss suit and John Lobb shoes, standing beside the table that cost him $3,000.
Etymology : Unknown
Source : "Rachel Uchitel is Not a Madam," New York Magazine
Last modified: 8 December 2010


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