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filthy lucre

Syllabification: filth·y lu·cre

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of filthy lucre in English:

noun

Money, especially when gained in a dishonest or dishonorable way.

Origin

early 16th century: with biblical allusion to Tit. 1:11.

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