money

[ muhn-ee ]
/ ˈmʌn i /

noun, plural mon·eys, mon·ies.

adjective

Idioms

Origin of money

1250–1300; Middle English moneie < Middle French < Latin monēta mint2, money

Related forms

mon·ey·less, adjectivenon·mon·ey, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for on the money

money

/ (ˈmʌnɪ) /

noun

adjective

best, most valuable, or most eagerly anticipatedthe money shot; the money note

Related forms

Related adjective: pecuniary

Word Origin for money

C13: from Old French moneie, from Latin monēta coinage; see mint ²
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Idioms and Phrases with on the money (1 of 2)

on the money


Also, right on the money. Exact, precise, as in Your estimate is right on the money. This term alludes to a winning bet in horse racing. [Slang; 1940s]

Idioms and Phrases with on the money (2 of 2)

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

also see:

  • 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
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