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fast buck

fast buck
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fast, fahst buhk]
    • /fæst, fɑst bʌk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fast, fahst buhk]
    • /fæst, fɑst bʌk/

Definitions of fast buck words

  • noun fast buck money made easily or quickly and sometimes unscrupulously: He speculated briefly in the commodities market in the hope of making a fast buck. 1
  • noun fast buck Money earned quickly, often with other means than hard work. 0

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Origin of fast buck

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1945-50

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Parts of speech for Fast buck

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fast buck popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fast buck usage trend in Literature

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