feather your own nest Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “feather your own nest” in the English Dictionary

"feather your own nest" in British English

See all translations

feather your own nest

to make yourself ​rich, ​especially in a way that is ​unfair or ​dishonest
(Definition of feather your own nest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"feather your (own) nest" in American English

See all translations

feather your (own) nest

to make yourself ​rich, esp. by taking ​unfairadvantage of ​others: He used the ​classifiedinformation to feather his own ​nest.
(Definition of feather your (own) nest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “feather your own nest”
in Chinese (Simplified) 中饱私囊…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中飽私囊…
Browse
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More