Examples of gravy train in a Sentence
They're trying to get on board the gravy train.
the new tax law offers a real gravy train to certain categories of investors
Recent Examples of gravy train from the Web
That gravy train of news slowed down this week at baseball’s winter meetings, where the Brewers failed to sign a free agent or make a trade over four days that were slow in personnel moves in general.
If true, that would have ensured that friendly cronies made the final stop on the Venezuelan-debt gravy train before payments ceased.
But the sue-and-settle gravy train may soon be sidetracked — at least at the EPA.
The Bulldogs’ surge means the Gators’ gravy train reached its final stop.
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First Known Use of gravy train
gravy train Synonyms
Synonymscumshaw, dividend, donative, extra, gratuity, gravy, bonus, lagniappe, perk, perquisite, throw-in, tip
Related Wordspension; bestowal, presentation; benefaction, beneficence, benevolence, bounty, charity, generosity, largesse (also largess), philanthropy; contribution, donation, gift, offering, present; grant, subsidy; boon, manna, windfall; favor, freebie (or freebee), giveaway, premium; award, prize, reward; fringe benefit, icing
GRAVY TRAIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gravy train for English Language Learners
: something (such as a business or a government program) that provides money to many people without requiring much work or effort
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