noun, plural mon·eys, mon·ies [muhn-eez]. /ˈmʌn iz/.
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Idioms for money
- having a great deal of money; affluent: You can see he's in the money by all those clothes he buys.
- first, second, or third place in a contest, especially a horse or dog race.
- at just the exact spot or time; on target: The space shuttle landed on the money at 9:55 a.m.
- exhibiting or done with great accuracy or expertise: His weather forecasts are always on the money.
Origin of money
OTHER WORDS FROM moneymon·ey·less, adjectivenon·mon·ey, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for money
The Emperor thought proper to collect the moneys bestowed on hospitals into one fund.The Life and Adventures of Baron Trenck|Baron Trenck
I have promised Valker he shall have back his moneys, or Sir Harry shall know that too.Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite|Anthony Trollope
Other moneys which they found in one of my loads met with a similar fate.An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet|A. Henry Savage Landor
But I am here in his absence to guard his hôtel, his moneys, and his papers.Helmet of Navarre|Bertha Runkle
No sooner had he attained a position of trust as manager of a touring company than he tampered with moneys intrusted to his care.The King of Diamonds|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for money
Other words from moneyRelated adjective: pecuniary
Word Origin for money
Idioms and Phrases with money
In addition to the idioms beginning with money
- money burns a hole in one's pocket
- money is no object
- money talks
- money to burn
- coin money
- color of one's money
- easy money
- even money
- fool and his money are soon parted
- for one's money
- funny money
- get one's money's worth
- hush money
- in the money
- made of money
- not for love or money
- on the money
- pay your money and take your choice
- pin money
- pocket money
- put money on
- put one's money where one's mouth is
- rolling in it (money)
- run for one's money
- throw good money after bad
- time is money