Meaning of coupon-clipper in English:



informal North American
  • A person with a large number of interest-bearing bonds.

    • ‘From producers of real goods they become coupon-clippers.’
    • ‘While the twenty-eight million Americans working for poverty-level wages are scarcely mentioned, we are treated to a lengthy portrait of the sober-minded coupon-clippers of America.’
    • ‘It is most commonly found among former math majors, chronic coupon-clippers and old ladies who still use tiny change purses.’
    • ‘But they have taken to a coupon-clipper financial route to easy consumerist material gain, to their own cultural degradation and the world's ecological destruction.’