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Noun1.bottom-feeder - a scavenger that feeds low on the food chain
scavenger - any animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter
2.bottom-feeder - a fish that lives and feeds on the bottom of a body of water
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
mullet - bottom dwelling marine warm water fishes with two barbels on the chin
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Perhaps due to some engrained anthropomorphism in all of us, it can be difficult for a newbie to arrow a furry creature, yet running a fish arrow through a whiskered, scaly bottom-feeder is no problem.
Despite all the sound and fury about the independence debate, ordinary voters rank the constitution as a bottom-feeder issue.
McConaughey plays criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller, a notorious bottom-feeder whose office is the back of a Lincoln Town Car and who counts his retainers by shaking the envelopes.
Why yes, it's the gentle coelacanth, nocturnal bottom-feeder and relic of the Cretaceous period.
Stereotyping and slurring young Italian Americans means big, big bucks for bottom-feeder networks like MTV and VH1," said Andre' DiMino, UNICO's Chief Media Executive and immediate past National President.
I came in and presented myself as a potential angel, not a bottom-feeder.
But when the conditions are right, this prototypical bottom-feeder will look up and charge a topwater plug until it's latched tight to trebles.
When I counter and get no response, that's when you know the person is a bottom-feeder .
To his credit, at no point does Feldman lecture us about the extravagant silliness of this process, how colleges pretend to take the high road and pursue academic integrity while their bottom-feeder coaching sub-assistants text-message high school seniors forty times a day.
Most people are sensitized to the plight of animals by cute, cuddly four-legged balls fur--I sympathized with a rubbery bottom-feeder.
com will become a bottom-feeder, swallowing up all or parts of these virtual plankton.
The Chargers haven't made the playoffs since 2009, but they haven't been a bottom-feeder in the AFC like the Browns.