cold cash

noun

Definition of cold cash

: money in hand

Examples of cold cash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The claim behind tether, a key stablecoin that has been lubricating crypto trading generally, is that each tether, priced at $1, is backed by $1 in cold cash. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 16 June 2022 For a fridge full of cold soda and some 3D illustrations, Coca-Cola got much more than half of a million dollars in cold cash. Dave Platter, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 The cold cash figures for the Columbia class program are hard to believe. Charles Tiefer, Forbes, 18 Sep. 2021 CoStar is sticking with cold cash and gifts that celebrate the high life. Konrad Putzier, WSJ, 2 May 2021 Private equity firms have wriggled their way into the inner circles of the Republican Party and the Trump administration through liberal applications of cold cash and influence. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 19 June 2020 The 10 winners of that phase each got $20,000—with no stipulations or earmarks, just cold cash. Sarah Scoles, Wired, 31 Mar. 2020 One court filing in the case, by a lawyer arguing for a greater share for the grandchildren, discussed the uneasy equation between familial relations — even love — and cold cash. Scott Shane, New York Times, 27 July 2019 Representatives from the Bruins, Lightning, Sharks and Stars each made pilgrimages too, attempting to sell Tavares on sunshine or cold cash, immediate hopes or future plans, this or that. Alex Prewitt, SI.com, 2 July 2018 See More

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First Known Use of cold cash

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cold cash was in 1925

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Last Updated

25 Jun 2022

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“Cold cash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cold%20cash. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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