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 Dictionary entry overview: What does filthy lucre mean? 

  The noun FILTHY LUCRE has 1 sense:

1. shameful profit

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

 Dictionary entry details 


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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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