rolling in dough

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rolling in dough

  1. (idiomatic) Rich, very prosperous.
    • 1938, H. Martin Peters, "Short Short Story: Wedding Gift," Pittsburgh Press, 14 Sept., p. 32:
      I know you have a lot of big-shot friends rolling in dough.
    • 2008, Daniel McGinn, "Don’t Forget the Purell," Newsweek, 9 Oct.:
      So far this year Lazrak and DuRoss have sold 85 homes worth $16.2 million, but after expenses, each will barely break the $100,000 mark this year. "We're not rolling in dough," Lazrak says.

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