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slush fund

noun

Simple Definition of slush fund

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of slush fund

  1. 1 :  a fund raised from the sale of refuse to obtain small luxuries or pleasures for a warship's crew

  2. 2 :  a fund for bribing public officials or carrying on corruptive propaganda

  3. 3 :  an unregulated fund often used for illicit purposes

Examples of slush fund in a sentence

  1. a secret slush fund for paying bribes



1839

First Known Use of slush fund

1839

Rhymes with slush fund


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