fast/quick buck

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of fast/quick buck

:money that is earned or gotten quickly
  • greedy opportunists looking to make a fast/quick buck

Word by Word Definitions

fast play
  1. : firmly fixed

  2. : tightly shut

  3. : adhering firmly

  1. : in a firm or fixed manner

  2. : in a sound manner : deeply

  3. : in a rapid manner : quickly

  1. : to abstain from food

  2. : to eat sparingly or abstain from some foods

  1. : the practice of fasting

  2. : a time of fasting

  1. : something that fastens (such as a mooring line) or holds a fastening

quick play
  1. : not dead : living, alive

  2. : acting or capable of acting with speed: such as

  3. : fast in understanding, thinking, or learning : mentally agile

  1. : living beings

  2. : a painfully sensitive spot or area of flesh (such as that underlying a fingernail or toenail)

  3. : the inmost sensibilities

  1. : in a quick manner

buck play
  1. : a male animal

  2. : a male human being : man

  3. : a dashing fellow : dandy

  1. : butt:1

  2. : oppose, resist

  3. : to throw or dislodge (a rider) by bucking

  1. : an act or instance of bucking

  1. : an object formerly used in poker to mark the next player to deal

  2. : responsibility

  1. : of the lowest grade within a military category

  1. : stark, completely


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