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 argument for petitioners is that the tax moneys are not earmarked, and that Congress is at liberty to spend them as it will.The Wall Street Journal: Unwitting Advocates of Single-Payer|David Frum|March 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If dat preacher goes to run a bar agin me,” he says, “py golly, I makes no more moneys!Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
Whatever moneys might be realised were to be paid over to the bishops for the benefit of the deserving poor.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
It would hold the sum-total of all moneys disbursed, even if they were reduced to the standard of vulgar copper.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin
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