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cushy

[ koosh-ee ]
/ ˈkʊʃ i /
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adjective, cush·i·er, cush·i·est.Informal.
involving little effort for ample rewards; easy and profitable: a cushy job.
soft and comfortable; cushiony: a cushy chair.
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Origin of cushy

1910–15; probably cush(ion) + -y3; also adduced, but less likely: <Hindi ḳhūsh pleasant (allegedly via Indian English, but unattested) or <French couchée bed, sleeping place; cf. cush

OTHER WORDS FROM cushy

cush·i·ly, adverbcush·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cushy

cushy
/ (ˈkʊʃɪ) /

adjective cushier or cushiest
informal easy; comfortablea cushy job

Word Origin for cushy

C20: from Hindi khush pleasant, from Persian khōsh
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