front monies

front money

noun
1.
money paid in advance, as for goods or services, to a commission agent or the like.
2.
capital necessary to begin a business enterprise.
3.
Also called advance fee. money furnished by a company to a financier under a promise to procure funds for it.

Origin:
1925–30

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front money definition


  1. n.
    money paid in advance; earnest money. : I put up a lot of front money and have nothing to show for it.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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