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1(Of a fish or other aquatic animal) that feeds at the bottom of a body of water.
2figurative, Depreciative Figurative (depreciative) lowly, worthless; especially opportunistic and self-serving; lazy, exploitative.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.