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make money hand over fist

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make money hand over fist

verb phrase

To earn a large income; prosper hugely; coin money •Hand over fist is used about winning money by 1833 (1888+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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  • "In a few years and when the land is cleared we'll make money hand over fist," he declared.

    Poor White Sherwood Anderson

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