America with lakes of lucre, waves of wampum, a Superstorm Sandy of simoleons, a Hurricane Katrina of cash.
He should stop wasting his time taunting Rick Perry with penny-ante bets and put his lucre to good use.
Darby, I fear that Mr. lucre has not improved your perceptions of spiritual things.
Other causes are added to lucre, or are the consequences of it.
It is a work of love, not of lucre; and, as such, is commended to the brotherhood.
The professor does not practice this art for the lucre of gain, but he understands it in detail.
Should it be said that an Armine came crouching for lucre, where he ought to have commanded for love?
Was the man a trickster, it must be more for the love than the lucre.
Spain would have the princess lucre, in despite of Holland and all the Jews.
These lacquer artists, as I have indicated, worked not for lucre, but for love.
late 14c., from Latin lucrum "gain, advantage, profit; wealth, riches," from PIE root *lau- "gain, profit" (cf. Greek apo-lanein "to enjoy," Gothic launs, German lohn "wages, reward," and possibly Sanskrit lotam, lotram "booty"). Filthy lucre (Tit. i:11) is Tyndale's rendering of Greek aischron kerdos.
from the Lat. lucrum, "gain." 1 Tim. 3:3, "not given to filthy lucre." Some MSS. have not the word so rendered, and the expression has been omitted in the Revised Version.