lucre lucre

Definition(s):

  1. (n) informal terms for money
  2. (n) the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

Usage(s):

  1. An earth year buries all that lucre under piles of dirt.
  2. Taken together, these statutes offer substantial lucre to anyone who weds.
  3. Taken together, these statutes offer substantial lucre to anyone who weds.

News

  • Old-school blues guitarist brings his passion to the Cotillion

    It’s difficult to turn down filthy lucre in the shrinking music industry, but Popa Chubby -- a.k.a. Ted Horowitz -- did just that when he passed on playing the ogre in the Broadway version of “Shrek.”
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Wichita Eagle

Quotes

  • Liberalised financial markets have also brought what Glenny called the "champagne era for dirty lucre".
    on Jul 23, 2009 By: Misha Glenny Source: guardian.co.uk

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