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cushy

[ koosh-ee ]

adjective

, Informal.
, cush·i·er, cush·i·est.
  1. involving little effort for ample rewards; easy and profitable:

    a cushy job.

  2. soft and comfortable; cushiony:

    a cushy chair.



cushy

/ ˈkʊʃɪ /

adjective

  1. informal.
    easy; comfortable

    a cushy job



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Other Words From

  • cushi·ly adverb
  • cushi·ness noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of cushy1

1910–15; probably cush(ion) + -y 3; also adduced, but less likely: < Hindi ḳhūsh pleasant (allegedly via Indian English, but unattested) or < French couchée bed, sleeping place; cush
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Word History and Origins

Origin of cushy1

C20: from Hindi khush pleasant, from Persian khōsh
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Example Sentences

My toes banged against rocks in the otherwise cushy trail runners I wore to soften my steps on this humid June day.

At many agencies and other companies, long gone are the days of the cushy corner office — a trend under new examination with the continued evolution of the modern workplace.

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It’s a pretty cushy experience too, with six viewing areas, including three viewing platforms and 600 feet of boardwalk strolling.

Its deep hood and cushy down mean that I haven’t been cold even once.

While the bars on the seat and back of the chairs are wide to offer some comfort, they won’t be as cushy as the more expensive sets.

The high-performance organizations did not hire people with IDD simply to gain cushy tax subsidies.

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.

In 1994, Bezos took his wife, left a cushy job as vice president of hedge fund D.E. Shaw, and went west.

The inmate says that, contrary to what Prop. 34 proponents might have you believe, life for death row inmates is hardly cushy.

I always think Billy had the hardest luck to be hit again just as he was coming out of it all with a safe and cushy one.

Yet the War dog worships the Army; it represents a square meal and a "cushy" bed.

I pointed out that there were many men in England half his age who had done nothing but secure cushy jobs for themselves.

A chunk out of an 'and grenade 'it 'im in the thigh, and 'e laughed like 'ell becos 'e'd got a 'cushy' wound.

Though why you wouldnt let dad get you a nice cushy job is a thing I cant understand.

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