So Last Week Tonight with John Oliver seems like a cushy gig.
Even in 1999, this gilded cage of a cushy but unstimulating white-collar career was only available to certain people.
If she wins, she gets both the platform and dignity of office and a cushy life.
Now he's stirring from his long winter's nap—but his cushy gigs may prove too tough to give up, says John Avlon.
So who decided to levy an excise tax on the cushy world of rejuvenation and self-improvement?
It has become trench etiquette to tell the relieving battalion that it is taking over a cushy position.
Then I shall receive ironical congratulations on my "cushy" job.
The best thing we could wish a man was a "cushy wound," one that would not prove fatal, or a "Blighty one."
That was our method afterwards, and the patrol was cushy for us.
E ain't bloody well goin' to do 'is bloody solderin' in a 'cushy' job in Blighty—like some of 'em.
[1915+ British; perhaps fr Hindi khush, ''pleasure,'' or Romany kushto, ''good,'' or perhaps fr a shortening of cushiony]