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a.k.a: merc.
A professional soldier hired for service in a foreign army.
A person who works only for monetary gain.
I hired a mercenary to take out that pesky mob boss who threatened to shut down my business.
by AYB February 23, 2003
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A 'mercenary' is a person who takes part in an armed conflict, who is not a national or a party to the conflict and is motivated to take part in the hostilities by the desire for private gain. The term 'mercenary' is also used to describe the army itself.
He hired an army of mercenaries to fight the battle for him, paying them money.
The mercenary only wanted the money for what he had done.
by Soulhaiena February 10, 2014
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The mercenary is a professional wrrior, who is often hired as a skilled defender or fighter. Mercenaries go out to the highest bidder, and lack any sense of honor, but they are very skilled at fighting, often relying upon their cache of dirty tricks to defeat an opponent. Mercenaries are not very trustworthy, and often will switch alliances in the midst of a battle.
Mercenaries swept across the land, only to be rehired by those once their enemies.
by Detranova August 11, 2003
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A person who takes actions for himself and not for others. He chooses to trust himself, have few friends, be self-independent, and prefers not to believe in faith, family, money, society, and popular culture. He highly values honor, merit, integrity, intelligence, and self-righteousness. He is not afraid to take risks, become hypocritical to his own self, make "the ends justify the means", betray his own people and nations, and usually has nothing to lose. Also prefers to associate himself with words like radical, renegade, and revolution.

See radical.

See renegade.

See revolution.
Me: Don't get me wrong here, I'll go out there and fight for my "dear little nation", but be rest assured that I will forever be a mercenary than a patriot.
by Merc Julian August 08, 2004
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any woman who picks her boyfriends based on how much money they have, or make; in other words a money grubbing slut.
Dude 1: Heard you asked Trina out last week.

Dude2: Yeah, asked me if I owned my own home. I said "No", she said "wrong answer", and that I was "too poor".

Dude1: Whoa! That's harsh.

Dude2: Yeah, that bitch is a total mercenary. Thinks her pussy's made of gold.
by Bulldog6 September 13, 2009
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