cushy cushy  /ˈkʊ ʃi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Lee Child had a lucky break when he was 40 years old: he got laid off from his cushy job as a television director with a British TV network.
  2. Actually, he is slouched like a teenager in one of the cushy leather chairs, his worn jogging shoes resting on the directors' table.
  3. That cushy deal is changing, thanks to Americans' Oreo-eating, couch-hugging, nicotine-clinging ways.

News

  1. Funding dilemma clouds Mick Riley Golf Course’s future

    Funding dilemma clouds Mick Riley Golf Course’s future by Mike Gorrell The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 19, 2013 06:19PM MDT Mick Riley Golf Course’s days may be numbered. That’s a worst-case scenario, but not out of the realm of possibility. The cushy contract Salt Lake County had to operate the course for the past 50 years has expired, and the Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. The other Weiner

    If Anthony Weiner hadn’t decided to run for mayor, we might never have learned about the cushy deal Hillary Clinton’s State Department arranged for his wife. But that deal has now caught the attention of Sen. Chuck Grassley. And the Judiciary Committee’s ranking Republican has sent State...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Paladin & FilmBuff Set ‘Spark: A Burning Man Story’ Ahead Of Burning Man 2013

    If you’ve never been to the desert arts free-for-all that is Burning Man, soon you can experience it from the cushy confines of a theater. Paladin and FilmBuff have pacted to release Steve Brown and Jessie Deeter’s docu Spark: A Burning Man Story profiling the annual gathering, which began as a social-artistic experiment in utopian living and has grown into a bacchanal drawing over 60,000 free ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Deadline Hollywood

Quotes

  1. "I've always had respect for them," Dawkins said. "I'm not cushy with them, but I've always respected this team. It's always been a physical battle with this team. Every once in a game it's been a blowout, but, for the most part, it's usually...
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Brian Dawkins Source: CNN

  2. "I could probably coast and not train and be a top-10 player and kind of have a cushy lifestyle and be set for as long as I need to be set for," said Roddick, notably sunnier since his engagement to model Brooklyn Decker. "I'm happy as I can...
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Andy Roddick Source: ESPN

  3. Speaking about his salary, Mr Wise, a former policeman, said: "It's cushy - £60,000 a year. Thank you very much indeed. What have we got to do for it? Not a lot!"
    on May 11, 2008 By: Tom Wise Source: Cambridge Evening News

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