get-rich-quick

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get-rich-quick (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic, often disparaging, of a scheme) Claiming to provide large profits quickly, with no realistic chance of success, in order to lure gullible investment victims.
    Five companies offering get-rich-quick schemes to property investors have been shut down.
    Get-rich-quick email scams are on the increase.