Part of speech:
Any very loyal or submissive follower or supporter
(Figuratively) Hence, a person willing to work for or ally himself with any person or institution who will take him on.
Having or showing a desire to eat or drink in large or excessive amounts.
A person who seeks to become rich, powerful, etc. by dubious schemes
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a miser; avaricious or penurious.
A member of the American Legion, Foreign Legion, etc.
Marked by immorality and perversion; depraved.
Characterized by a strong desire to gain and possess.
The definition of avaricious is greedy and money-hungry.
Of or relating to commerce:
Of or like a hireling; mercenary
The definition of mercantile is something related to merchants or trade.
Mercenary, avaricious, grasping, or meanly selfish
He's nothing but the typical hack writer.
A person serving in an army; member of an army
Anything that can be bought and sold.
One who is engaged in or experienced in battle.
Of or motivated by altruism; unselfish
Of or belonging to the Praetorian Guard.
serving for wages in a foreign army
Of or working as a freelancer
The definition of materialistic is a person who is focused on objects, ownership and wealth.
marked by materialism
Showing or arising from an excessive concern with oneself and a lack of concern for others:
Giving or spending reluctantly.
In Europe from the 14th to the 16th cent., a captain of a band of mercenaries
The young of an animal; offspring; breed
The definition of crooked is something not straight, curved or bent or a dishonest person.
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