Definition: Meaning of, vulture in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈvʌltʃə /

  • noun
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vulture vultures
  1. a large bird that eats dead animals
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  2. someone who uses other people's problems and suffering for their own advantage - used to show disapproval
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vulture used in phrases

  • Egyptian vulture (noun)
    1. small mostly white vulture of Africa and southern Eurasia
  • New World vulture (noun)
    1. large birds of prey superficially similar to Old World vultures
  • Old World vulture (noun)
    1. any of several large vultures of Africa and Eurasia
  • bearded vulture (noun)
    1. the largest Eurasian bird of prey; having black feathers hanging around the bill
  • black vulture (noun)
    1. american vulture smaller than the turkey buzzard
    2. of southern Eurasia and northern Africa
  • griffon vulture (noun)
    1. large vulture of southern Europe and northern Africa having pale plumage with black wings
  • king vulture (noun)
    1. large black-and-white vulture of South America and Central America; have colourful wattles and wartlike protuberances on head and neck
  • turkey vulture (noun)
    1. a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States
  • vulture fund (noun)
    1. a financial fund that buys distressed investments, e.g. equities that are close to bankruptcy
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