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money pit1

noun

any entity or venture which requires much money for maintenance and drains financial resources

Word Origin

1986 film The Money Pit

Usage Note

colloquial

money pit2

noun

a hole in which money is hidden

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money pit

noun phrase

A project, possession, etc, that costs more and more money:See that boat? I call it my Money Pit (1990s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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