Synonyms of 'lucre'
Now they can feel less guilty about their piles of filthy lucre.
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He buys art solely for financial gain.
Money is the coins or bank notes that you use to buy things, or the sum that you have in a bank account.
A lot of money that you pay goes back to the distributor.
brass (Northern England , dialect)
rhino (British , slang)
the ready (informal)
dosh (British , Australian , slang)
lolly (British , slang)
megabucks (US , Canadian , slang)
filthy lucre (facetious)
gelt (slang , US)
mazuma (slang , US)
kembla (Australian , slang)
A profit is an amount of money that you gain when you are paid more for something than it cost you to make, get, or do it.
The bank made pre-tax profits of £3.5 million.
Thesaurus for lucre from the Collins English Thesaurus
People sometimes refer to money or profit as lucre , especially when they think that it has been obtained by dishonest means .