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daylight robbery

noun
  1. informal blatant overcharging
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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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