(the) big bucks

(the) big bucks

A lot of money. I wasn't looking for a new job, but I couldn't say no to one that offered me big bucks. She makes the big bucks because she manages an entire department.
See also: big, buck
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

big bucks

a very large amount of money. He earns big bucks for doing almost nothing.
See also: big, buck
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

big bucks

A great deal of money, as in A swimming pool-that means you're spending big bucks. Buck has been slang for "dollar" since the mid-1800s. [Slang; second half of 1900s]
See also: big, buck
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

big bucks

n. a lot of money. (see also megabucks.) She gets paid big bucks to worry about stuff like that.
See also: big, buck
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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