vul·​tur·​ous | \ ˈvəl-chə-rəs How to pronounce vulturous (audio) , ˈvəlch-rəs \

Definition of vulturous

: resembling a vulture especially in rapacity or scavenging habits

Examples of vulturous in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And vulturous groups would transfer Venezuelan bolivar into these farmers’ bank accounts in exchange for their service. Samantha Hissong, Rolling Stone, 6 Dec. 2021 Parker also knits in a perspicacious take on the toxicity of the royal family, most particularly the poisonous effect of the institution and the vulturous press. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 31 Aug. 2021 Spears had the misfortune of breaking down as the vulturous tabloid culture of the mid-aughts reached its peak when a lucky paparazzo could make hundreds of thousands of dollars off a single celebrity snapshot. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 9 Aug. 2021 His arm describes a wide arc meant to encompass today’s galaxy of panelists, pundits, vulturous rivals, flummoxed general managers, hoops bloggers: the whole whispery, shouty basketball-industrial complex., 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of vulturous

1623, in the meaning defined above

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“Vulturous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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