Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/20/14 Cushy

Cushy (adjective)
cushy [koo sh-ee]


adjective, cushier, cushiest. Informal.
1. involving little effort for ample rewards; easy and profitable: a cushy job.
2. soft and comfortable; cushiony: a cushy chair.

Origin: 1910-15; probably cush(ion) + -y; also adduced, but less likely: < Hindi ḳhūsh pleasant (allegedly via Indian English, but unattested) or < French couchée bed, sleeping place; cf. cush

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