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adjective \ˈk-shē\

: very easy and pleasant : involving little difficulty or effort


Full Definition of CUSHY

:  entailing little hardship or difficulty <a cushy job with a high salary>
cush·i·ly \ˈk-shə-lē\ adverb

Examples of CUSHY

  1. His uncle got him a cushy job in the city government.
  2. <a big cushy chair that's perfect for watching television>

Origin of CUSHY

Hindi ẖ & Urdu khush from Persian khūsh
First Known Use: 1915

Rhymes with CUSHY


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