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Noun: lucre  loo-ku(r)
  1. Informal term for money
    - boodle, bread, cabbage [US], clams [US], dinero [N. Amer], dough, gelt, kale [US], lettuce [US], lolly [Brit], loot, moolah [N. Amer], pelf [archaic], scratch, shekels, simoleons [US], sugar, wampum [N. Amer], moola [N. Amer], brass [Brit], wonga [Brit], dosh [Brit], mazuma [US]
     
  2. The excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    - net income, net, net profit, profit, profits, earnings

Derived forms: lucres

Type of: income, money

Encyclopedia: Lucre