Definition of sin tax in English:

sin tax

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noun

informal
  • A tax on items such as alcohol or tobacco.
    More example sentences
    • Some critics of the proposed tax wonder whether it's a sin tax or a luxury tax.
    • It's a tax on the willing, a proverbial sin tax,’ similar to taxes on liquor or tobacco.
    • He finds that whether the sin tax is binary or triangular, it has several harmful effects.

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