danger money

danger money
danger money noun
Extra money paid for doing a more than usually perilous job
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Main Entry:danger

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danger money UK US noun [uncountable] british
extra money that you get in addition to your normal pay for doing something dangerous
Thesaurus: extra payments and benefits in addition to wageshyponym wages and salariessynonym

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danger money,
Especially British. extra pay for undertaking a dangerous assignment or special risk: »

This is paid to him…as a rock 'n' roll singer—and perhaps also as danger money, since his young admirers have on two occasions rushed him…and pulled out handfuls of his hair as souvenirs (Manchester Guardian Weekly).

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noun [noncount]
Brit :hazard pay

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ˈdanger money f8 [danger money] (BrE) (US ˈhazard pay, ˈdanger pay) noun uncountable
extra pay for doing work that is dangerous
See also:danger pay hazard pay

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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