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easy money

noun
1.
money obtained with a minimum of effort.
2.
money obtained by deception, fraud, artifice, etc.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for easy monies

easy money

noun
1.
money made with little effort, sometimes dishonestly
2.
(commerce) money that can be borrowed at a low interest rate
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Slang definitions & phrases for easy monies

easy money

noun phrase

Money easily gotten or earned: easy money for helping in the garden


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with easy monies
Money obtained readily, with little effort and, often, illegally. For example, Winning the lottery—that's easy money! or I was wary of making easy money with the insider tips I'd been given. [ c. 1900 ]
Also see: fast buck
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