filthy\ lucre

filthy\ lucre
noun informal
Money, especially when thought of as bad or shameful.

When the rich gambler tried to make Sarah marry him, she said, "Keep your filthy lucre - I shall marry the man I love."

- Sometimes used in a joking way.

"Come and let's get rid of some filthy lucre."


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