sin tax

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  1. a tax levied on cigarettes, liquor, gambling, or other things considered neither luxuries nor necessities.

Origin of sin tax

First recorded in 1970–75

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How to use sin tax in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for sin tax

sin tax

  1. informal a tax levied on something that is considered morally or medically harmful, such as alcohol or tobacco

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