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daylight robbery

(informal) blatant overcharging
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Slang definitions & phrases for daylight robbery

daylight robbery

noun phrase

An exorbitant price: cost of that salad was daylight robbery

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Idioms and Phrases with daylight robbery

daylight robbery

Charging exorbitant prices, as in The amount you're asking for this couch is daylight robbery. [ Mid-1900s ]
Also see: highway robbery
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