adjective, cush·i·er, cush·i·est. Informal.
- cushman, charlotte saunders,
- cusp height
Origin of cushy
Examples from the Web for cushy
Even in 1999, this gilded cage of a cushy but unstimulating white-collar career was only available to certain people.
So Last Week Tonight with John Oliver seems like a cushy gig.John Oliver on ‘Last Week Tonight,’ Turning Down CBS, and ‘Nauseating’ American Politics|Marlow Stern|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1994, Bezos took his wife, left a cushy job as vice president of hedge fund D.E. Shaw, and went west.
Now he's stirring from his long winter's nap—but his cushy gigs may prove too tough to give up, says John Avlon.
If she wins, she gets both the platform and dignity of office and a cushy life.
A chunk out of an 'and grenade 'it 'im in the thigh, and 'e laughed like 'ell becos 'e'd got a 'cushy' wound.Mud and Khaki|Vernon Bartlett
He disappeared around the curve of the trench, delightedly spreading the news that he had stopped a cushy one in the leg.
I was with the Fritzies for over a week, and they certainly have it soft and cushy.A Yankee in the Trenches|R. Derby Holmes
The best thing we could wish a man was a "cushy wound," one that would not prove fatal.World's War Events, Vol. I|Various
The best thing we could wish a man was a "cushy wound," one that would not prove fatal, or a "Blighty one."
adjective cushier or cushiest
Word Origin for cushy
"easy," 1915, Anglo-Indian slang, from Hindi khush "pleasant, healthy, happy" + -y (2).