Synonyms and Antonyms of CUMSHAW

something given in addition to what is ordinarily expected or owed <the clerk at Calcutta airport was clearly angling for a little cumshaw on the side>
something given or promised in order to improperly influence a person's conduct or decision <the captain slipped the customs official his customary cumshaw at the Port of Shanghai>
Synonyms backhander [British], boodle, cumshaw, fix, sop

April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
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