Definitions for lucreˈlu kər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
monetary reward or gain; money.
Origin of lucre:
1350–1400; ME < L lucrum profit; akin to OE lēan reward, OS, OHG lōn, ON, Go laun
boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum(noun)
informal terms for money
net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings(noun)
the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
Gain in money or goods; profit; riches; -- often in a negative sense.
gain in money or goods; profit; riches; -- often in an ill sense