Meaning of venal
Pronunciation: (vēn'l), [key]
- willing to sell one's influence, esp. in return for a bribe; open to bribery; mercenary: a venal judge.
- able to be purchased, as by a bribe: venal acquittals.
- associated with or characterized by bribery: a venal administration; venal agreements.
- venal (Thesaurus)