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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"Curse the whole pack of money-grubbing vulgarians!
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.
and world history from the side of a non-descript river, you have a state that is to guns like Kentucky is to Bourbon and Florida is to giant money-grubbing mice.
Hence, I'm one of the old school who would renationalise and halve the cost before any other money-grubbing moguls suggest charging for oxygen.
Whomever President Trump names to permanently succeed the money-grubbing Pruitt will be no more inclined to hold the line on the destruction of America's natural assets.
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True love was merely a money-grubbing scheme in the end.
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.
And if its stance on heroes vs money-grubbing executives looks simplistic, a 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. The best way to protect young people is to arm them with all the information they need.
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.'' To make a buck.