Definition of daylight robbery in English:

daylight robbery

Line breaks: day|light rob|bery


[mass noun] British informal
Blatant and unfair overcharging: Do you know how much he charges? It’s daylight robbery
More example sentences
  • Next to the airlines, the local authorities are the biggest robbers of all, and this exercise is another example of blatant daylight robbery.
  • This latest increase by the so-called custodians of the city is a disgrace and daylight robbery.
  • $1.49 a track - even 99 cents a track - is daylight robbery.

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