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Carpetbagger

Car´pet`bag`ger
n.1.An adventurer; - a term of contempt for a Northern man seeking private gain or political advancement in the southern part of the United States after the Civil War (1865)<- used now for any politician moving to a new location to take advantage of more favorable chances for election->.
Noun1.carpetbagger - an outsider who seeks power or success presumptuously; "after the Civil War the carpetbaggers from the north tried to take over the south"
bunco artist, bunco steerer, cardsharp, cardsharper, con artist, con man, confidence man, crimp, horse coper, horse trader, jackleg, land pirate, land shark, land-grabber, mortgage shark, pettifogger, pitchman, shark, sharp, sharper, sharpie, shortchanger, shyster, slicker, spieler
Translate Carpetbagger to German
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carpet beater
carpet beetle
carpet bomb
carpet bombing
carpet bug
carpet grass
carpet knight
carpet loom
carpet moth
carpet pad
carpet shark
carpet slipper
carpet snake
carpet sweeper
carpet tack
Carpetbag
-- Carpetbagger --
carpeted
Carpeting
Carpetless
Carpetmonger
Carpetway
carpetweed
carpetweed family
Carphology
Carphophis
Carphophis amoenus
Carpinaceae
Carping
Carpintero
Carpinus
Carpinus betulus
Carpinus caroliniana
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