cushy number

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
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Instead of prisoners playing games and using mobiles they should be learning a trade for when they have finished their sentence not having a cushy number, then being let out early.
Instead of prisoners playing games and using mobiles they should be learning a trade, not having a cushy number, then being let out early.
However it was anything but a cushy number as the pair had to share a cramped, sound-proofed box that had been installed inside the chamber.
The ex-England captain could have settled for a cushy number at the Liverpool Academy but wanted this pressure and now he'll soon find out what it's like when the heat is really on.
With a majority of over 15,000 it's a cushy number and at 44 an easy life beckoned for her in a workplace with the best employee perks going and a pension to die for.
Jockying for a cushy number on the EU gravy train or they had their snout in the expenses trough or in most cases both.
The last two were 4-0 and 5-0 and prompted Rangers to push the boat put to tempt Gerrard away from his cushy number at Liverpool.
They have a cushy number and are totally unnecessary.
In fact, most full-time trade union officials are simply overpaid bureaucrats, who did a real job for about five minutes before getting their cushy number with the union.
Some council workers have publicly admitted that before the job cuts, to work for the city council was a cushy number.
So for those of you who are thinking, "teachers - what a cushy number, just at the end of a huge holiday" - consider the responsibility for not just producing constant academic improvement but also for encouraging goodness in the face of all life's ups and downs.
His act, which included a spot of piano playing as well as comedy, was no cushy number.
What's Roberto Baggio up to?" "Cushy number with the Italian FA.
Once seen as a cushy number, the role of the non-executive director has now become more formidable as members are expected to grapple with new technologies, a fast changing economic environment and increased scrutiny on compliance.
10&11 Bargain hunt Laura Davidson is on a cushy number with her pick of stunning soft furnishings to grace any style of sofa.