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Definition of bottom feeder noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bottom feeder

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbɒtəm fiːdə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːtəm fiːdər//
     
    Fish
     
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  1. 1(North American English, informal) a person who earns money by taking advantage of bad things that happen to other people or by using things that other people throw away
  2. 2a fish that feeds at the bottom of a river, lake or the sea See related entries: Fish
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