bottom feeder definition

  • noun:
    • A fish or any other animal that nourishes on bottom of a body of liquid.
    • One that feeds reduced regarding the food chain; a scavenger.
    • Slang An opportunist whom profits from misfortunes of others: "The frazzled, adrenaline-pumped tabloid newshounds [in the film] will be the bottom feeders of contemporary journalism” ( Entertainment Weekly).
    • Slang a decreased or despicable individual.
    • a seafood or any other aquatic creature which nourishes from the bottom of these habitat; a flatfish
    • an individual who dwells amidst or flourishes off the unwholesome things in a society
    • an opportunist which profits from the misfortunes of others

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