gravy train


gravy train


: something (such as a business or a government program) that provides money to many people without requiring much work or effort

Full Definition of GRAVY TRAIN

:  a much exploited source of easy money; also :  gravy 2a

Examples of GRAVY TRAIN

  1. They're trying to get on board the gravy train.
  2. <the new tax law offers a real gravy train to certain categories of investors>

First Known Use of GRAVY TRAIN



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