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bottom-feeder

noun

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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 in his career

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The first known use of bottom-feeder was in 1851

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“Bottom-feeder.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bottom-feeder. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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