Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOTTOM FEEDER

The barbel projecting from the chin denotes that it is a bottom feeder.

It is very largely a bottom feeder and, therefore, rather of a sluggish nature.

It is a bottom feeder, and sinkers must be used to keep the bait near the fish.

As it is a bottom feeder a sinker must be used to keep the bait at the proper depth.