the activities of a bottom feeder.
- Also called bot·tom-fish·ing [bot-uhm-fish-ing]. /ˈbɒt əmˌfɪʃ ɪŋ/.
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How to use bottom-feeding in a sentence
Mary Elizabeth Williams of Salon labels the show a “crass stunt” on a “bottom-feeding vortex of sadness network.”Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism | Samantha Allen | January 1, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
What will sexual liberation look like at the bottom-feeding, lowest common denominator?Were Christians Right About Gay Marriage All Along? | Jay Michaelson | May 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Still, he said, the reason these topics are getting any play at all is because journalists are “bottom feeding.”Sunday Talk: John McCain, Rob Portman, Andrew Sullivan, and More | The Daily Beast Video | October 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
bottom-feeding fishes bore toward the bottom or struggle in mid-water.Favorite Fish and Fishing | James Alexander Henshall
Like the lobsters they crawl about on the sea-bottom feeding on decaying animal matter.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition | Vernon L. Kellogg
The nautili live in rather shallow water usually creeping over the bottom feeding on small marine animals.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition | Vernon L. Kellogg