What is another word for carpetbagger?

763 synonyms found


[ kˈɑːpɪtbˌaɡə], [ kˈɑːpɪtbˌaɡə], [ k_ˈɑː_p_ɪ_t_b_ˌa_ɡ_ə]

Synonyms for Carpetbagger:

How to use "Carpetbagger" in context?

If you're thinking of moving to a new city with no intention of settling down and establishing roots, you might be a carpetbagger. Carpetbaggers are people who move to cities specifically to take advantage of the job and housing opportunities available there. They may come for a short period of time, take advantage of the opportunity, and then move on. Carpetbaggers can make life very difficult for people who have been living in a city for a long time. They may charge high rents, drive up prices, and generally make life difficult for established residents.

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