cush-job

 Easy job.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • cush´i|ly — cush|y «KUSH ee», adjective, cusi|er, cush|i|est. Informal. soft; comfortable; easy: »a cushy job. Queen Alexandra…recounts her cushy Odyssean upbringing as the only child of a deposed Greek princess (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cush|y — «KUSH ee», adjective, cusi|er, cush|i|est. Informal. soft; comfortable; easy: »a cushy job. Queen Alexandra…recounts her cushy Odyssean upbringing as the only child of a deposed Greek princess (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cush — In the medieval period and even earlier the holder of this name would rarely have been out of a job. Generally recorded in the spellings of Cush, Cuss(e), or even Kiss(e), the derivation is from the Old French Cuisse and referred to the makers of …   Surnames reference

  • cushy — cush•y [[t]ˈkʊʃ i[/t]] adj. cush•i•er, cush•i•est. Informal. 1) cvb involving little effort for ample rewards; easy and profitable: a cushy job[/ex] 2) cvb soft and comfortable • Etymology: 1910–15; prob. cush(ion)+ y III cush′i•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • cushy — cush|y [ˈkuʃi] adj [Date: 1900 2000; : Urdu; Origin: khush pleasant , from Persian] a cushy job or life is very easy and does not need much effort ▪ I wish I had a nice cushy job like her. ▪ a very cushy number (=an easy job or life) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cushy — cush|y [ kuʃi ] adjective INFORMAL very easy or pleasant and not involving a lot of work: You re lucky to have such a cushy job …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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