A cushy number - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
a cushy number
A job that is easy, stress free, and typically well paid. Primarily heard in UK. Since I got this cushy number managing a toy store, I've gotten to sit around playing with toys all day. Since Sarah got that cushy number with the bank, she has been driving a sports car and is buying a second home! I get to work from home and spend a lot of time with my kids, so it's certainly a cushy number.
a cushy ˈnumber (British English) an easy job; a pleasant situation that other people would like: Sarah’s new job sounds like a right cushy number — she only has to go to the office three days a week. Cushy means ‘easy’ or ‘pleasant’ and comes from Hindi.
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The job isn't becoming a cushy number
- not at all.
Pat is on a cushy number
with the television job he has got with Setanta Sports but I would have thought this was the kind of job he would go for.
That you have enjoyed such a cushy number
for so long is due in the main to the inefficiency of Local Authorities who have bent over bac kwards to protect your overpaid -underworked position.
It's just that the physical demands imposed on me by Gail during these past two weeks have made me realise how much of a cushy number
politics really is.