Definition of easy money in English:

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easy money

Pronunciation: /ˈēzē ˈmənē/


1Money obtained by dubious means or for little work.
Example sentences
  • They are enjoying unprecedented wealth, earning easy money from the lucrative gambling trade which now funds their previously impoverished communities.
  • Maybe he thought he'd like some easy money like the tips his friends the airport and hotel staff get?
  • It may look like easy money, but renting out is not all plain sailing.
1.1Money available at relatively low interest.
Example sentences
  • Nowadays the market is inflated with a flood of cheap and easy money and exceptionally low interest rates in order to convince folks that an economic mend is on the horizon.
  • Fourth, easy money from the Federal Reserve has lowered the cost of 1-to 3-year bank loans, which many small businesses depend on.
  • All that easy money floating around (money supply has increased by more than five times since the early 80s) has to find its way somewhere.

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Syllabification: eas·y mon·ey

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