Definition of Cushy

1. Adjective. Not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship. "A soft job"

Exact synonyms: Easygoing, Soft
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Easy



Definition of Cushy

1. Adjective. Easy, making few demands, comfortable. ¹

2. Adjective. (Chiefly American English) Comfortable; often in a way that will suit a person's body. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cushy

1. easy [adj CUSHIER, CUSHIEST] - See also: easy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cushy

cushingoid
cushion
cushion calamint
cushion flower
cushion of epiglottis
cushioned
cushionet
cushionets
cushioning
cushionless
cushionlike
cushions
cushiony
cushoon
cushty
cushy (current term)
cusimanse
cusk
cusk-eel
cuskin
cuskins
cusks
cusp
cusp angle
cusp height
cusp of Carabelli
cusp of tooth
cuspad
cuspal
cuspal interference

Literary usage of Cushy

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1. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1856)
"... aye, as fond, sir, though I alloo a hautle fiercer, as ony cushy-doo on her slight and slender " procreant cradle," —you can see through't, ye ken, sir, ..."

2. Shibboleths of tuberculosis by Marcus Paterson (1920)
"XXVII THAT THE SUPERINTENDENT OF A SANATORIUM HAS A "cushy" JOB Those of my friends, who, previous to the war, had been engaged in tuberculosis work, ..."

3. The First Book of Song and Story by Cynthia May Westover Alden, Beatrice Stevens (1903)
"cushy cow bonny, let down thy milk, And I will give thee a gown of silk ; A gown of silk and a silver tee, If thou wilt let down thy milk to me. ..."

4. A Glossary of North Country Words, with Their Etymology, and Affinity to by John Trotter Brockett, William Edward Brockett (1846)
"cushy-COW, a cow. Perhaps from the word cushy being used to sooth that animal. ... cushy-COWS, the stalks of the common dock when covered with ripe ..."

5. A Glossary of North Country Words, in Use: With Their Etymology, and by John Trotter Brockett (1829)
"cushy-DOW, is another of the popular names of this bird. See PEE-WIT. cushy-COW, a cow. ... But what is cushy ? Has it any connection with Sii. ..."

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