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Definition of glory vulture

glory vulture

noun

  • a person attaches themselves to high profile task or project in order to enhance their own career.

    Last edited on May 04 2011. Submitted by Jack Fretwell from London, Greater London, UK on Apr 08 2008.

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Definitions include: workers.
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Other terms relating to 'glory':

Definitions include: to have sex with someone who has an attractive body but an unattractive face.
Definitions include: a hole in a wall accessible from both sides (especially the divider between bathroom stalls) used for anonymous sex.

Other terms relating to 'vulture':

Definitions include: a person excessively interested in culture.
Definitions include: to take advantage of someone while they're in a severely altered state, especially heavily under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
Definitions include: pejorative alteration of "venture capitalist".

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