adjective, cushier, cushiest. Informal.
involving little effort for ample rewards; easy and profitable: a cushy job.
soft and comfortable; cushiony: a cushy chair.

1910–15; probably cush(ion) + -y3; also adduced, but less likely: < Hindi ḳhūsh pleasant (allegedly via Indian English, but unattested) or < French couchée bed, sleeping place; cf. cush

cushily, adverb
cushiness, noun Unabridged
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cushy (ˈkʊʃɪ)
adj , cushier, cushiest
informal easy; comfortable: a cushy job
[C20: from Hindi khush pleasant, from Persian khōsh]

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Word Origin & History

1915, Anglo-Indian slang, from Hindi khush "pleasant, healthy, happy."
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Example sentences
Inside, a raised platform holds a cushy foam mattress topped with a featherbed.
Cushy rooms with sink-in wingbacks and marble showers.
My brother is an electrician, and he loves his job, but it's a bit more cushy
  than framing and roofing.
They're pretty cushy task chairs, but other, harder chairs in the past haven't
  made a difference.
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