Definition of "vultures" []

  • Any of various very large diurnal birds of prey of the genera Neophron, Gyps, Gypaetus, etc, of Africa, Asia, and warm parts of Europe, typically having broad wings and soaring flight and feeding on carrion: family Accipitridae (hawks) (noun)
  • Any similar bird of the family Cathartidae of North, Central, and South America (noun)
  • A person or thing that preys greedily and ruthlessly on others, esp the helpless (noun)
  • Plural form of vulture., collectively a wake (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vultures" in a sentence
  • "What you need to know about these vultures is that their idea of fairness is throwing 100,000 people out of work and denying retirees their pensions and their health benefits just so they can liquidate the company and maybe squeeze an extra 15 cents on the dollar from their Chrysler debt."
  • "Relief pitchers who pick up these sorts of victories are called vultures around the clubhouse and Aceves is one of the best."
  • "The media plays along calling the vultures swans so others, they hope, see ugly ducklings around the vultures instead of swans."
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