big bucks

big bucks
a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)

she made a bundle selling real estate


they sank megabucks into their new house

Syn: ↑pile, ↑bundle, ↑megabucks, ↑big money
Usage Domain:
slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑patois, ↑vernacular
Hypernyms: ↑money

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a large amount of money.

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big bucks plural noun (slang)
Large amounts of money
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Main Entry:big

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big bucks UK US noun [uncountable] informal
big money
Thesaurus: large amounts of moneysynonym

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big bucks,
U.S. Slang, a large amount of money: »

“That [tourism] is our big industry. Four hundred thousand jobs. That is big bucks” (New York Times).

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informal large amounts of money, esp. as pay or profit

Emily earns big bucks on Wall Street

a lot of money

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noun [plural]
US informal : a large amount of money

A car like that costs big bucks.

He's making big bucks [=big money] at his new job.

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ˌbig ˈbucks [big bucks] noun plural (NAmE, informal)
a large amount of money

She'll be earning big bucks soon!

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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