money to burn

noun phrase

informal
: a large amount of money to spend
expensive cars for people with money to burn

Examples of money to burn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those residents likely have money to burn on Hermès’s Birkin bags (still one of the most popular purses on the market) and logo belts. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 2 Feb. 2024 Millie is working hard to save up to buy her own house after college, no matter how small and in need of repairs; her white classmates have money to burn and often do, while their parents effortlessly replenish their accounts. Stuart Miller, Los Angeles Times, 30 Jan. 2024 Applebee's: $799+ Party people with more money to burn can ring in the new year at one of two Applebee's locations in Times Square. Elizabeth Napolitano, CBS News, 27 Dec. 2023 The billionaire had money to burn after selling his online marketing company Advertigo in 2006 at the age of 23 to Swedish digital marketing firm TradeDoubler for $1.25 million. Ryan Hogg, Fortune, 28 Sep. 2023

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“Money to burn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/money%20to%20burn. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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