big bucks

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plural noun Slang.

a large amount of money.

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big bucks

pl n informal, mainly US

large quantities of money
the power and influence of people or organizations that control large quantities of money
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Idioms and Phrases with big bucks

big bucks

A great deal of money, as in A swimming pool—that means you're spending big bucks. Buck has been slang for “dollar” since the mid-1800s. [Slang; second half of 1900s]

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