1. Yielding lucre; gainful; profitable; making increase of money or goods; as, a lucrative business or office.
The trade of merchandise being the most lucrative, may bear usury at a good rate. --Bacon.
2. Greedy of gain. [Obs.]
Such diligence as the most part of our lucrative lawyers do use, in deferring and prolonging of matters and actions from term to term. --Latimer.
adj : producing a good profit; "a remunerative business" [syn: moneymaking,