hard cash

noun

Definition of hard cash

  1. :  money that a person has and can use immediately :  money in the form of bills and coins rather than checks or credit cards He wanted hard cash for his watch.

Word by Word Definitions

hardplay
  1. :  not easily penetrated :  not easily yielding to pressure

    :  not capable of being spread :  very firm

    :  having a harsh or acid taste

  1. :  with great or utmost effort or energy :  strenuously

    :  in a violent manner :  fiercely

    :  to an immoderate degree

cashplay
  1. :  ready money

    :  money or its equivalent (as a check) paid for goods or services at the time of purchase or delivery

  1. :  being a method of accounting that includes as income only what has been received and as expenses only those paid — compare accrual

  1. :  to pay or obtain cash for

    :  to lead and win a bridge trick with (a card that is the highest remaining card of its suit)

  1. :  any of various coins of small value in China and southern India

    :  a Chinese coin with a square hole in the center

    :  a unit of value equivalent to one cash


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