slush fund

slush fund


: an amount of money that is kept secretly for illegal or dishonest purposes

Full Definition of SLUSH FUND

:  a fund raised from the sale of refuse to obtain small luxuries or pleasures for a warship's crew
:  a fund for bribing public officials or carrying on corruptive propaganda
:  an unregulated fund often used for illicit purposes

Examples of SLUSH FUND

  1. a secret slush fund for paying bribes

First Known Use of SLUSH FUND



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