Examples of king's ransom in a Sentence
We paid a king's ransom for that car.
that enormous diamond ring must have cost a king's ransom
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king's ransom Synonyms
Synonymsbig bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, fortune, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, wad
Antonymsmite, peanuts, pittance song
Related Wordsheap, pot; bonanza, mine, treasure trove; assets, capital, means, property, riches, wealth, wherewithal; bread [slang], cash, chips, currency, dough, gold, jack [slang], legal tender, lucre, pelf, tender, wampum
Near Antonymspetty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending money
KING'S RANSOM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of king's ransom for English Language Learners
: a very large amount of money
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