Share this entry

Synonyms of money in English:


  • 1 I haven't got enough money to buy it
    banknotes, notes, paper money, coins, change, coin, coinage, silver, copper, currency, legal tender;
    British  sterling;
    North American  bills;
    North American & Australian  roll
    informal dough, bread, loot, the ready, readies, shekels, moolah, the necessary, wad, boodle, dibs, gelt, ducats, rhino, gravy, scratch, stuff, oof, folding money
    British informal dosh, brass, lolly, spondulicks, wonga, ackers
    North American informal dinero, greenbacks, simoleons, bucks, jack, mazuma
    Australian/New Zealand informal Oscar
    informal, , dated splosh, green, tin
    British dated l.s.d.
    North American informal, , dated kale, rocks, shinplasters
    formal specie
    archaic pelf
  • 2 she married him for his money
  • 3 I took the job here because the money was better
  • Phrases

    for my money
    for my money, they are the better team
    in my opinion, to my mind, in my view, as I see it, (according) to my way of thinking, from my standpoint, personally, in my estimation, in my judgement, in my book, if you ask me
    in the money
    informal rolling in it, rolling in money, loaded, stinking rich, well heeled, flush, made of money, in/on easy street
    informal, , dated oofy
    British informal quids in
    money for old rope
    I could be one of those TV pundits—money for old rope, if you ask me See also easy
    a cinch, child's play, a gift, a walkover
    informal a doddle, a walk in the park, a piece of cake, a picnic, money for jam, a breeze, kids' stuff, a cushy job/number, a doss, a cakewalk, a pushover
    North American informal duck soup
    Australian/New Zealand informal a bludge
    South African informal a piece of old tackie
    dated a snip
    British vulgar slang a piece of piss

    Word links

    pecuniary, monetary relating to money
    numismatist collector of notes and coins
    chrematophobia fear of money
    Definition of money in:
    Share this entry

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Related Words