Definition of cushy
: entailing little hardship or difficulty a cushy job with a high salary
cushilyplay \ˈku̇-shə-lē\ adverb
Examples of cushy in a Sentence
His uncle got him a cushy job in the city government.
a big cushy chair that's perfect for watching television
Recent Examples of cushy from the Web
There are cushy booths and a curvilinear bar that draws you to its bosom.
This person, having been kept out of the cushy Hastings household for his or her entire life, would have plenty of motivation for becoming Uber A.
Having quit his cushy job at Goldman Sachs to pursue his dot-com dream, Kaleil joined Tom and a few other friends to found GovWorks.com, an Internet portal that attempted to automate transactions between local governments and the public, in 1999.
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Origin and Etymology of cushy
Hindi ḵẖuś & Urdu khush from Persian khūsh
First Known Use: 1915
CUSHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cushy for English Language Learners
: very easy and pleasant : involving little difficulty or effort
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