big bucks


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big bucks

pl.n. Slang
A large amount of money: worked for big bucks in a large corporation.

big bucks

pl n
1. large quantities of money
2. the power and influence of people or organizations that control large quantities of money

big′ bucks′


n.pl.
Slang.
a large amount of money.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.big bucks - a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)big bucks - a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit); "she made a bundle selling real estate"; "they sank megabucks into their new house"
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
money - wealth reckoned in terms of money; "all his money is in real estate"
References in classic literature ?
"And I'm no squaw," Mary retaliated, "an' I wouldn't marry a big buck Indian if all the rest of the men in the world was dead."
Now the big buck bounded past us not half a spear's throw away, and behind him streamed the countless wolves, and from the throats of the wolves went up that awful music.
Just at this time the mayor was boasting that he had put an end to gambling and prize fighting in the city; but here a swarm of professional gamblers had leagued themselves with the police to fleece the strikebreakers; and any night, in the big open space in front of Brown's, one might see brawny Negroes stripped to the waist and pounding each other for money, while a howling throng of three or four thousand surged about, men and women, young white girls from the country rubbing elbows with big buck Negroes with daggers in their boots, while rows of woolly heads peered down from every window of the surrounding factories.
He's killed more big bucks on public land than anyone I know.
SOME big bucks have already been won this week, but a jumps season starved of its equine stars gets what it craves today in the reappearance of Big Buck's, the greatest staying hurdler of all time who returns from a 420-day injury layoff.
I LIKE Big Buck's and I cannot lie but big bucks is precisely what you need to even consider backing him at Cheltenham today.
But she insisted that the payments of up to pounds 10,000 were "not exactly big bucks" and added they should not be called bonuses at all.
22: James joins his friend Quad Boenker to sample the amazing gun and crossbow hunting for big bucks at Texas' King Ranch.
Big Bucks is the 5-1 favourite for next month's Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup in Coral's opening show on the Newbury showpiece.
Being stuck in mediocrity is quite possibly the worst place a salesman can be, claims "The All-Star Sales Book: Get In the Game, Boost Your Numbers, and Earn the Big Bucks".
In "Big Bucks", for example, a character hears "a statement made through what was being left out."
The pair are also making inroads into the sport racing market, making custom-made racing shafts after they discovered a Web site for an American drive shaft shop that was manufacturing speed and custom axles, charging big bucks, "$250 (US) a shot," which piqued their interest.