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FILTHY LUCRE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does filthy lucre mean? 

FILTHY LUCRE (noun)
  The noun FILTHY LUCRE has 1 sense:

1. shameful profit

  Familiarity information: FILTHY LUCRE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FILTHY LUCRE (noun)


Sense 1filthy lucre [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Shameful profit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Context example:

he would sell his soul for filthy lucre

Hypernyms ("filthy lucre" is a kind of...):

earnings; lucre; net; net income; net profit; profit; profits (the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses))


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