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adj. cush·i·er, cush·i·est Informal
Making few demands; comfortable: a cushy job.

[Hindi and Urdu khuš, good, from Persian; see esu- in Indo-European roots.]

cush′i·ly adv.
cush′i·ness n.
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informal in a cushy manner
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