vulture
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈvʌltʃə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈvʌltʃɚ/
Noun

vulture (plural vultures)

  1. Any of several carrion-eating birds of the families Accipitridae and Cathartidae.
  2. (figurative, colloquial) A person who profits from the suffering of others.
    Within ten minutes of the accident, the vultures appeared and were organizing lawsuits.
    Synonyms: ambulance chaser, vampire
Translations Translations Verb

vulture (vultures, present participle vulturing; past vultured, past participle vultured)

  1. (figurative, colloquial) To circle around one's target as if one were a vulture.
    Rudy vultured when asking the girl out.



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