big bucks

big bucks

plural noun Slang.
a large amount of money.
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big bucks
 
pl n
1.  large quantities of money
2.  the power and influence of people or organizations that control large quantities of money

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big bucks

A great deal of money, as in A swimming poolthat means you're spending big bucks. Buck has been slang for "dollar" since the mid-1800s. [Slang; second half of 1900s]

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