bottom-feeding bottom-feeding

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to fish and marine life that feed on the bottom of a body of water

Usage(s):

  1. Some blame bottom-feeding currency speculators, others the stumbling administration of President Ernesto Zedillo.
  2. If not a palpable display of emotion, then something lofty it could cash in for seven months' of bottom-feeding.

News

  • Braves need 14 innings to top Marlins

    Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Justin Upton and Gerald Laird each drove in two runs in the 14th inning and the division-leading Atlanta Braves put together a brilliant bullpen performance to get past the bottom-feeding Miami Marlins, 7-1, in the opener of a three-game NL East series.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: WGRZ-TV Buffalo

Quotes

  1. "I'm not interested in the bottom-feeding guys," Charlotte coach Bernie Bickerstaff said. "The guys that aren't in the playoffs, we're all bottom feeders."
    on Apr 17, 2006 By: Bernie Bickerstaff Source: USA Today

  2. Former Aussie Rules player Sam Kekovich said England was good at producing "bottom-feeding billionaire bankers" but not sportspeople.
    on Jan 29, 2009 By: Sam Kekovich Source: The Times

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