Definition of Quick buck

1. Noun. Quick or easy earnings,. "They are traders out to make a fast buck"

Exact synonyms: Fast Buck
Generic synonyms: Earnings, Lucre, Net, Net Income, Net Profit, Profit, Profits

Definition of Quick buck

1. Noun. (idiomatic) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quick Buck

quick-stop mutant
quick and dirty
quick as a flash
quick bread
quick buck (current term)
quick cure resin
quick fix
quick light
quick lights
quick lime
quick march
quick match
quick off the mark
quick on one's feet
quick on the draw
quick on the uptake
quick pitch
quick smart

Literary usage of Quick buck

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventures in Alaska by Samuel Hall Young (1919)
"Dey fin' canoe; paddle quick Buck house. " Now all Injun put shame on Buck face. ' Hey, Buck, you want shootem hootz ? You white man; you brave; ..."

2. Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups by Harvey Daniels (2002)
"It can be a literally meritless book, devoid of interest, like some of the synthetic products issued by quick-buck, third-tier publishers. ..."

3. Superfund And Mining Megasites: Lessons from the Coeur D'alene River Basin by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Within a few months, an estimated 5000 prospectors and others looking for a quick buck had streamed into the valley (Hart and Nelson 1984). ..."

4. The European Office: office design and national context by Juriaan van Meel (2000)
"This puts managers under pressure to go for the 'quick buck'.-" They are reluctant to invest in long-term resources, such as office buildings, ..."

5. Patterns of Deprivation in the Soviet Union Under Brezhnev and Gorbachev by Mervyn Matthews (1989)
"... to labor or low skill levels, while high earnings were associated with "quick buck" attitudes, or a socially unacceptable concern with material things. ..."

6. A Very Public Offering: A Rebel's Story of Business Excess, Success, and by Stephan Paternot, Andrew Essex (2001)
"Anyone who wants to get into it does so because of a belief in the business, not necessarily to make a quick buck. In Losing my Virginity by Richard Branson ..."

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