Definition of silly money in English:

silly money

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[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 got the deal up to a sensible level, but it was never silly money.
  • People offered me silly money but the contracts never came.
  • They spend silly money on kids' clothes and birthday parties.

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