Monopoly money

Monopoly money

1. A sum of money that has little or no importance to a person. A reference to the paper play money used in the board game Monopoly. He dropped nearly 30 grand on a single watch, but he's so loaded that it's just Monopoly money to him
2. Bills of currency that is printed on bright, multicolored paper. (In contrast to the simple green and white color of American currency.) Even after four years, I could never get used to the Monopoly money they use up in Canada.
See also: money, monopoly
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Use Monopoly money to "sell" popcorn, candy, and soft drinks to family members.
If they can get away with it before the next players' turn, the "cheaters" will be rewarded with Monopoly money, a hotel, or $200 from the bank.
The congregation gave them a whole-hearted yes and the kids set to work with Monopoly money and a copy of the guide.
The Monopoly money of Manchester City and Chelsea wasn't a factor.
Toss into the mixture a slow boil in the transfer market and the fact that everyone bar Spurs appear to be using Monopoly money to barter with and all of a sudden Liverpool look as far away as ever from making a splash.
Ms Rudd shot back with a series of attacks on Mr Corbyn's plans, claiming he was treating taxpayers' cash like Monopoly money and accusing him of a "chilling" record of opposing measures to tackle terrorism.
It's like Monopoly money," I told Colin, my drinking companion, while clutching one of the shiny blue notes.
Other audience members testified that playing with Monopoly money as suggested would not replicate the stressful environment of a live poker game.
Plastic money is getting more and more like Monopoly money.
And when I say rectify it I mean cancel the cheque and send PS100 in Monopoly money instead.
She likes to blow cash like it's monopoly money on posh vacays and big bizarre bling , all the while snapping selfies with every step in her stilettos.
Gox's bankruptcy protection would not be able to shield it and further added that if people could 'go in' and 'hack' it, then there was nothing more than it being monopoly money.
Such fiat money is anything but a storehouse of value, and only fools would keep their lifetime savings in such Monopoly money.
Doing the dishes will never be dull again with a Monopoly gameboard or Monopoly money themed tea-towel.