money for old rope

Definition of money for old rope

British, informal
:money that is easily earned or gotten :easy money

Word by Word Definitions

money play
  1. : something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment: such as

  2. : officially coined or stamped metal currency

  3. : money of account

  1. : involving or reliable in a crucial situation

old play
  1. : dating from the remote past : ancient

  2. : persisting from an earlier time

  3. : of long standing

  1. : one of a specified age

  2. : old or earlier time

rope play
  1. : a large stout cord of strands of fibers or wire twisted or braided together

  2. : a long slender strip of material used as rope

  3. : a hangman's noose

  1. : to bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord

  2. : to partition, separate, or divide by a rope

  3. : lasso


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