Adjective "Venal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Venal


    Definition:

    1. willing to sell one's influence, especially in return for a bribe; open to bribery; mercenary: a venal judge.

    2. able to be purchased, as by a bribe: venal acquittals.

    3. associated with or characterized by bribery: a venal administration; venal agreements.

    Examples:

    "officials can be venal as people."

    "politicians can be venal."

    "boroughs can be venal."

    "rhetorics can be venal."

    "people can be venal."

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