easy street


: a situation with no worries

Examples of easy street in a Sentence

just knew that if I hit the lottery, I'd be on easy street for the rest of my life
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Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of easy street was in 1889

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“Easy street.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/easy%20street. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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