bottom feeder

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an opportunist who profits from the misfortunes of others

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He said the party remained the same post GE14, still filled with bottom feeders and have not changed their approach to politics.
Because tautogs are bottom feeders, anglers use bottom rigs baited with crabs or clams.
More unusual words which have warranted a place include gaydar - the ability of one gay person to recognise another, bottom feeder - a low status individual who survives by whatever means possible, and Nandrolene - the anabolic steroid used illegally to enhance performance in sport.
More unusual words that have warranted a place include gaydar (ability of one gay person to recognise another), bottom feeder (low status individual who survives by whatever means possible) and lookism (discrimination on the grounds of how a person looks and the clothes they wear).
But my top of the flops was a 46-year-old bottom feeder from Southampton.
His last game with the team was Tuesday night's 2-1 loss to the ( Winnipeg Jets , a bottom feeder in the Eastern Conference the Sabres were predicted to dominate this season.
One book reviewer even called him an "ankle-biting celebrity bottom feeder".
The lack of a quality product often attracts those who can be best described as 'bottom feeders' who seem to revel in their selfishness, poor behaviour, rudeness and loutish boorishness, in which I include, to my sorrow, many fellow countrymen.
Here are the bottom feeders: #50 New Jersey, #49 Rhode Island, #48 New York (can you believe it?).
Wild catfish are bottom feeders, and many are detrivores, or species that eat dead material on the bottom of bodies of water.
A Facebook page set up by victims included the comment: "You don't work in conjunction with Google, you are bottom feeders. Try working for a living."
Of course, @people @etnow know this, but we expect this from tabloid bottom feeders," ( one user wrote.
I know I should probably not even have posted anything about these bottom feeders but I will always stand up for myself, my family, my friends, my fans, my city, my state, my country and the good in human nature!"
From the publisher: "Bottom feeders beware: The Sunshine State's favorite psychotic killer and lovable Floridaphile, Serge Storms, has found a new calling, legal eagle, and he's going to make a killing as a crusading attorney--and star as a dashing lawyer on the big screen--in this madcap escapade ...