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
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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.
The solution is not in endless search, rescue and redistribution, but in hunting down the money-grubbing traffickers responsible for this despicable trade in human misery and charging them with genocide.
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.
Later it is demolished, with a money-grubbing apartment building projected to take its place.
In January, the producers counter sued, portraying Taymor as a money-grubbing diva whose "hallucinogenic" vision of the show near nearly sabotaged it.
You will end up getting them something albeit not the cold hard cash the money-grubbing pair were after.
Only a money-grubbing enterprise hungry for publicity would want to calculate how much a mother's love is worth.
But although people kept telling me he was unreliable, money-grubbing and difficult to deal with, I found none of this to be true" Luca Cumani speaks as he finds in singing the praises of his jockey Kieren Fallon 'I used to think Luca was rather stand-offish, but he's the easiest and nicest guy to work with" Fallon returns the compliment ''David epitomises everything you want in someone who works for you.