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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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Clinton has a "good heart," and "that's what America needs," Warren said matter of factly before launching into a stern tongue-lashing aimed at Trump, who she called a "small, insecure money-grubber.
And he can't forgive the people he sold out to for making him look like a hypocrit- ical money-grubber.
By calling Fugger a Jew, they were saying, "You're a money-grubber who can't be trusted -- and if I'm not careful, you're going to steal my grub
In this day and age of merging households with no need of housewares and no room for knickknacks, is there any way to ask for money without sounding like a mannerless money-grubber with hands outstretched for donations?
Why should one expect anything better from a website set up by an uneducated money-grubber named Jimmy or "Jimbo" Wales?
Baker finds Souline (accepting the word of Troubridge) a "worthless" money-grubber who could not appreciate Hall's work, but later biographers, including Dellamora, have found her an inspiration for the author who loved her.
So what better way to launch the holiday season than putting the old money-grubber at the head of the line to separate movie-goers from their cash?
Yes, he earned a lot and I work part-time, so our lifestyle became extremely comfortable, but I'm no money-grubber.
But even more than that, any person who even discusses money is looked upon with disdain as some pathetic money-grubber who is not worthy of being in the fraternity of medicine.
In those days, I was primarily a money-grubber, so I tolerated it," Hendrix said.
Stoffel despised Pollard and told friends and associates for years afterwards that Pollard had been unprincipled, a money-grubber who claimed heartfelt allegiance to Israel only as a way out of trouble.
For example, in Minnesota, where much of the population is proud of its Scandinavian descent, "Lloyd" tells "Ruth" in Norwegian that Wellstone is a money-grubber for taxing the dead.