money-grubbing


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money-grubbing

adj
informal seeking greedily to obtain money at every opportunity
ˈmoney-ˌgrubber n
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money-grubbing

adjective avaricious, grasping, greedy, mercenary, acquisitive, rapacious, money-grabbing, grabby (informal) The main character is portrayed as a money-grubbing parasite.
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money-grubbing

[ˈmʌnɪˌgrʌbɪŋ] ADJavaro

money-grubbing

[ˈmʌnɪˌgrʌbɪŋ] adj (pej) → avido/a di denaro
References in classic literature ?
They were so discouraging to me, and to the frivolous minority of pleasure-seekers, that I recommended lowering the price of admission so as to suit the means of any decent people who were willing to leave off money-grubbing and tear themselves from the charms of mutual instruction for one evening at least.
It's all down to oil and arms deals and any other money-grubbing scheme you care to mention.
But because he doesn't care if he has to uproot the entire indigenous immigrant population to implement his money-grubbing scheme, Morgan immediately finds himself at odds with Kara and Lena.
True love was merely a money-grubbing scheme in the end.
And if its stance on heroes vs money-grubbing executives looks simplistic, a check of the facts reveals the account to be largely true.
And if its stance on heroes vs money-grubbing execs looks simplistic, a quick check of the facts reveals the account to be largely true.
1 think there's a default decision that it's not proper to talk about money or it comes off as money-grubbing.
He understood that the owner was expressing the age-old and universal anti-Semitic belief, one still believed by far too many people today, that Jews are nothing more than money-grubbing Shylocks, who would do anything -- lie, cheat, steal, prey and betray -- to get their "pound of flesh.
And money-grubbing landlords - and the greedy pub companies that employ them - will dream up any number of excuses to keep the price of a pint higher than ever.
The friendliness and openness, lack of desire for money-grubbing and other - these characteristics have been embedded in the world-view of nomadic peoples," said Atambayev.
Far from symbolizing a return to the jumpersfor-goalposts-gilded land of lost content, far from being a bunch of scrape-kneed scamps who stand for all that's decent about this country, footballers are the sporting counterparts of the rotten, corrupt, money-grubbing MPs and bankers who have brought such shame on themselves.