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bottom–feeder

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bottom–feeder

  1. one who does things only for his own benefit and with little regard for right and wrong <that bottom-feeder would run over his own mother if it would help him get ahead> Synonyms bottom-feeder, chancer [British], opportunist, temporizerRelated Words egocentric, egoist, egotist; conniver, machinator, plotter, schemer; barracuda, shark; hanger-on, leechNear Antonyms altruist




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