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See definition of money-grubbing on Dictionary.com
  • as inmercenary
  • as inavaricious
  • as inavariciousness

synonyms for money-grubbing

  • acquisitive
  • selfish
  • unscrupulous
  • grasping
  • avaricious
  • bribable
  • corrupt
  • covetous
  • grabby
  • miserly
  • sordid
  • stingy
  • unethical
  • unprincipled
  • venal
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antonyms for money-grubbing

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  • generous
  • unselfish
    • generosity
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    How to use money-grubbing in a sentence

    If Mac had been alone he would have made the post by sundown, for the Mounted Police rode picked horses, the best money could buy.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    All the Italian merchants in the realm of France, called money lenders, seized by order of Philip the fair, for their ransoms.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    The purchasers found that this claim was not well founded, and sought to recover their money.
    WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
    He was positive he had seen some one enter the room, go to the chair, and take the money from his pockets.
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    Then both the partners laughed together—pleasantly and cheerfully, as men who are going to receive money, often do.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    He reached down inside my shirt, with a none too gentle hand, and relieved me of the belt that held the money.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Absently his hands wandered through the pockets, and found his purse and the money in an outside pocket.
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    (p. 054) At this period it appears that tobacco was used as money, and as the measure of price and value.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    Rich natives and Chinese lost large sums of money, the total of which cannot be ascertained.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    If any one has lost his temper, as well as his money, he takes good care not to show it; to do so here would be indeed bad form.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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    WORDS RELATED TO MONEY-GRUBBING

    • covetous
    • gluttonous
    • hoarding
    • money-grubbing
    • pleonectic
    • predatory
    • rapacious
    • selfish
    • tight
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