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cushy job

A job that is easy, stress free, and/or very well paid. Since I got this cushy job managing a toy store, I've gotten to sit around playing with toys all day. Since Sarah got that cushy job with the bank, she has been driving a sports car and is buying a second home!
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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.
See also: cushy, number


mod. soft; easy. (From cushion.) That’s a cushy kind of life to lead.
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Last year, there was a net loss of 90 cops, with most transferring to cushier jobs in mainly-rural surrounding areas - so they would not even have to move house.
In launching a court bid for a cushier number, however, the murderer has revealed he is suffering inside.
NEVER once in her 20-odd years doing bar work has Jane Wilson longed for a cushier number or an air- conditioned office.
She'll swap her Thai jail hell for a cushier prison life in the UK.
With this in mind, we ask the prisoners gathered here today if Grendon is cushier than other jails?
And the authorities have offered to move him to a cushier jail - Wayland in Norfolk - to see out the rest of his sentence.
AILING Ronnie Biggs was moved from Britain's highest security jail to a cushier prison yesterday.
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TIPPERARY boss Seamus McCarthy was banking on a cushier qualifier, but instead has Westmeath - the former Leinster champions.
How are people going to feel when their neighbours with cushier jobs move into a better house than theirs?
Determined to prove he is a model prisoner deserving a cushier regime, he writes: "I'm trying to get back my Category D so I can go back to open prison.
Not for him those phoney declarations of love to Southampton and their fans whose hard-earned cash gives him a cushier lifestyle than Kylie Minogue's personal bum-sander.
Aside from writing about people with names like Snippity Titbuff, he captured the Victorian era like no other, but his private life wasn't much cushier than many of the downtrodden Londoners he wrote about.
My life is definitely a lot cushier than Harry's," says George, 36.