bottom-feeding love

bottom-feeding

Definitions

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

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I took this report to Mr. Soper, and the information illuminated his eyes, and he shuffled through our notes, saying that bottom-feeding shellfish was a common cause of the illness, and that next week we would thoroughly investigate that angle.

    Deadly

  • If it puts you in a nostalgic mood, you should immediately obtain Frederick Turner's "Renegade"—an entertaining and skillful evocation of the time when Miller's memoir of bottom-feeding American expats in Paris was known as the dirtiest book in the world.

    In Praise Of the Gross

  • Dan Leibsohn, founder and former Executive Director of the Low Income Investment Fund (formerly the Low Income Housing Fund) may have figured out a way for communities to challenge this bottom-feeding capitalism.

    John Harrington: Don't Worry About The Bedbugs -- Eliminate the Financial Parasites

  • Many doctors, he wrote, “dismiss the AAPS as belonging to the bottom-feeding realm of homeopaths and chiropractors.”

    The Panic Virus

  • Dan Leibsohn, founder and former Executive Director of the Low Income Investment Fund (formerly the Low Income Housing Fund) may have figured out a way for communities to challenge this bottom-feeding capitalism.

    John Harrington: Don't Worry About The Bedbugs -- Eliminate the Financial Parasites

  • Dan Leibsohn, founder and former Executive Director of the Low Income Investment Fund (formerly the Low Income Housing Fund) may have figured out a way for communities to challenge this bottom-feeding capitalism.

    John Harrington: Don't Worry About The Bedbugs -- Eliminate the Financial Parasites

  • The human contribution to oceanic dead zones is significant: ...new scientific research suggests that pollutants, including flame-retardant chemicals and synthetic musks found in detergents, are being traced in the polar seas, and that these chemicals can be absorbed by tiny plastic particles in the ocean which are in turn ingested by marine creatures such as bottom-feeding fish.

    Robert Koehler: The End Times

  • The human contribution to oceanic dead zones is significant: ...new scientific research suggests that pollutants, including flame-retardant chemicals and synthetic musks found in detergents, are being traced in the polar seas, and that these chemicals can be absorbed by tiny plastic particles in the ocean which are in turn ingested by marine creatures such as bottom-feeding fish.

    Robert Koehler: The End Times

  • The human contribution to oceanic dead zones is significant: ...new scientific research suggests that pollutants, including flame-retardant chemicals and synthetic musks found in detergents, are being traced in the polar seas, and that these chemicals can be absorbed by tiny plastic particles in the ocean which are in turn ingested by marine creatures such as bottom-feeding fish.

    Robert Koehler: The End Times

  • Foreclosure mills and their employees getting rich off the poor fortune of others is a routine bottom-feeding business and have been around a long time.

    Dennis M. Kelleher: The Real Cost of the Financial Crisis

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