Lyle remembers Smith asking to borrow toilet paper soon after his windfall.
With some areas, the differences are stark in terms of where this windfall lands.
Bain reaped a windfall of $20 for every dollar it put into a company called Ampad.
An unexpected profit from a business or other source. The term connotes gaining huge profits without working for them — for example, when oil companies profit from a temporary scarcity of oil.