- Seeking money or trying to make money
Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.
Look at other dictionaries:
quaestuary — I. ˈkwes(h)chəˌwerē, ˈkwēs adjective Etymology: Middle French questuaire, from Late Latin quaestuarius, from Latin quaestus way of making money, trade, gain, profit (from quaestus, past participle of quaerere to seek, gain, ask) + arius ary… … Useful english dictionary
quaestuary — quaes·tu·ary … English syllables
quaestuary — a.,n. archaic, (person) in business for profit, or having profit as sole aim … Dictionary of difficult words
Pope Pius V — Pius V Papacy began 7 January 1566 Papacy ended 1 May 1572 (6 years, 3 months, 24 days) Predecessor Pius IV … Wikipedia
money-grubbing — adj acquisitive, grasping, miserly, mercenary, mammonish, mammonistic FORMAL quaestuary * * * ˈmoney grubbing f13 (also ˈmoney grabbing) adjective … Useful english dictionary