easy money

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easy money (uncountable)

  1. (informal) Money easily acquired.
    Synonym: quick buck
    Hyponym: fast buck
  2. (economics) A monetary policy that makes money, credit, or both readily available to many borrowers and at relatively low interest rates.
    Antonym: tight money
    • 2004, Nick Cave (lyrics and music), “Easy Money”, in Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus, performed by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds:
      Easy money / Rain it down on the wife and the kids / Rain it down on the house where we live / Rain until you got nothing left to give

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