(and) that ain't hay(redirected from That ain't hay!)
(and) that ain't hay
And that's significant. Often used in reference to an amount of money. He got a $5,000 bonus this year, and that ain't hay.
That ain't hay.
Inf. That is not a small amount of money. (The highly informal word ain't is built into the expression.) I paid forty dollars for it, and that ain't hay! Bob lost his wallet with $200 in it—and that ain't hay.
that ain't hay
That's a great deal, especially of money; also, that's important. For example, He's making ten thousand a month, and that ain't hay. Originally used to describe a sum of money that is large, this phrase was later extended to other circumstances, as in She married a titled lord, and that ain't hay. [Colloquial; first half of 1900s]
and that ain't hayAMERICAN, INFORMAL
People say and that ain't hay after an amount of money to emphasize that it is a large amount. For 13 out of the last 20 years Canadian bonds produced returns of more than 10%, and that ain't hay.
That ain’t hay!
exclam. That’s money, not something worthless. That car cost $40,000, and that ain’t hay!
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