bottom-feeder bottom-feeder

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a scavenger that feeds low on the food chain
  2. (n) a fish that lives and feeds on the bottom of a body of water

Usage(s):

  1. When the water gods were feeling particularly charitable, he would land a Mekong catfish, a massive bottom-feeder that can weigh as much as a tiger.
  2. The Lowdown: The last time a former Olympian hit took on a non-athletic bottom-feeder, Paula Jones was given a second nose job by Tonya Harding.

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  • "First, he'sa lawyer," McCain said, before rolling off this old joke. "You know what the difference is between a lawyer and a catfish? One'sa scum-sucking bottom-feeder, the other'sa fish."
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: John McCain Source: MSNBC

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