Definition of cushy in English:
adjective (cushier, cushiest)informal
1(Of a job, task, or situation) undemanding, easy, or secure: cushy jobs that pay you to ski
More example sentences
- In 2001, this software professional quit his cushy job at Genesis International and enrolled at New York Film Academy.
- After all, these CARICOM guys have cushy jobs, and if CARICOM went away, they might have to go out and get real work.
- Tough though their lives are, I'd rather be one of them than a pitiful middle-class media sow who holds down a cushy job from home, employs a nanny and expects applause for putting one foot in front of the other.
2North American (Of furniture) comfortable.
- I settled back into my comfortable position on the cushy chair I had gotten from a furniture store.
- This is a really fun bar with comfy couches and soft cushy tables.
- With deep cushy furniture, a wall of books, an original fireplace, and no television, the library is one of Dan's favorite places to put up his feet.
- Example sentences
- I've had this chair for my whole time here and it's never really bothered me before; is it losing its cushiness?
- There is only so much cushiness a player can get before he loses his edge.
- While we were waiting for the movie to start, we put the pillows behind our backs for maximum cushiness, and put the blankets over our legs to keep warm.