Meaning of mercenary
Pronunciation: (mûr'su-ner"ē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -nar•ies.
- working or acting merely for money or other reward; venal.
- hired to serve in a foreign army, guerrilla organization, etc.
- a professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army.
- any hireling.
- mercenary (Thesaurus)