Definition of Mercenary

  • (a.) Acting for reward; serving for pay; paid; hired; hireling; venal; as, mercenary soldiers.
  • (a.) Hence: Moved by considerations of pay or profit; greedy of gain; sordid; selfish.
  • (n.) One who is hired; a hireling; especially, a soldier hired into foreign service.

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