folding money

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fold·ing money

Paper money.
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folding money

(Currencies) informal paper money
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fold′ing mon′ey

Informal. paper money.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.folding money - currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for speciefolding money - currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie
currency - the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
fractional currency - paper currency in denominations less than the basic monetary unit
fiat money - money that the government declares to be legal tender although it cannot be converted into standard specie
bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, Federal Reserve note, government note, greenback, bill, note - a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
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folding money

n (Am) → banconote fpl
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The best day of your life would be when your dad would walk in and say, 'Oh, I fancy an ice cream,' and give you FOLDING money and instructions to get him something with biscuit and your mother a fruit lolly.
Banks handle transfers of large sums of money, since the villains who intend murder, are too fearful to handle folding money, lest their throats get cut by associates.
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Inhospitable police and officials made travelling difficult, although crossing countless palms with bribes of folding money usually did the trick.