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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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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.
See also: 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.
See also: cushy, number

cushy

(ˈkʊʃi)
mod. soft; easy. (From cushion.) That’s a cushy kind of life to lead.
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A NOTORIOUS gang boss who killed a police officer and stabbed a motorist to death during a road rage dispute has been transferred to one of Britain's cushiest jails.
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A prisoner who shared the same landing as Alford, 27, said: "He must have served one of the cushiest sentences of all time.
CONS at Scotland's cushiest prison are threatening to riot after being told to remove saucy posters from their cell walls.
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