Definitions for lucreˈlu kər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word lucre

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum(noun)

    informal terms for money

  2. 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)


  1. lucre(Noun)

    Gain in money or goods; profit; riches; -- often in a negative sense.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lucre(noun)

    gain in money or goods; profit; riches; -- often in an ill sense

  2. Origin: [F. lucre, L. lucrum.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lucre

    lū′kėr, n. gain (esp. sordid gain): profit: advantage.—adj. Lū′crative, bringing lucre or gain: profitable.—adv. Lū′cratively. [Fr.,—L. lucrum, gain.]

Anagrams for lucre »

  1. ulcer

  2. cruel


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lucre in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lucre in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Edward Dahlberg:

    There is a strange and mighty race of people called the Americans who are rapidly becoming the coldest in the world because of this cruel, man-eating idol, lucre.

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