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Noun1.bottom-feeder - a scavenger that feeds low on the food chain
scavenger - any animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter
2.bottom-feeder - a fish that lives and feeds on the bottom of a body of water
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
mullet - bottom dwelling marine warm water fishes with two barbels on the chin
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bottom-feeder maybe a little sacrament in a scramble of ceremonies.
THE RECENT DEBATE OVER THE Indian-American nuclear cooperation agreement didn't do a lot for the bottom-feeder image of the Indian parliament.
To his credit, at no point does Feldman lecture us about the extravagant silliness of this process, how colleges pretend to take the high road and pursue academic integrity while their bottom-feeder coaching sub-assistants text-message high school seniors forty times a day.
Most people are sensitized to the plight of animals by cute, cuddly four-legged balls fur--I sympathized with a rubbery bottom-feeder. I never ate fish again, and I soon stopped eating anything else with eyes (except for potatoes).
are Meralco, which is looking to catch up in the race for a twice-to-beat advantage, and bottom-feeder Blackwater.
The Big Ten is great if you're Michigan or Ohio State but lousy if you're a bottom-feeder like Rutgers or Purdue.
In Davao City, the BFAR in Southern Mindanao said it had not yet lifted the ban on the gathering of shellfish and other bottom-feeder species at the Balite Bay in Davao Oriental province, which it issued earlier this year, due to the presence of red tide there.
Despite all the sound and fury about the independence debate, ordinary voters rank the constitution as a bottom-feeder issue.
As gravel-voiced bottom-feeder Peter, Rourke is resplendent in a full tan, Hawaiian shirt and porkpie hat, though his relatively minor role doesn't capitalize on his perf in "The Wrestler."
JRU was scheduled to take on eliminated San Sebastian (6-11) in the first game, while fourth-seed Mapua (10-6) was scheduled in the second game against bottom-feeder Emilio Aguinaldo College (2-14).
"I came in and presented myself as a potential angel, not a bottom-feeder."
Yesterday, against Northeast-10 bottom-feeder Southern Connecticut State University, AC needed every point, rebound and turnover it could get to walk out of Laska Gymnasium with a tougher-than-expected 68-54 win.