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Definition of silly money in English:


[mass noun] British informal
A ridiculously large amount of money: I do wish people would spend time planning their marriage rather than spending silly money on their wedding day
More example sentences
  • We've all heard about cases of silly money being asked for rights to certain films.
  • Some companies were prepared to pay silly money just to tie up business with the big networks.
  • But nobody is forcing club chairmen to pay silly money for mediocre players.
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