made of money


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made of money

Having a lot of money. The phrase is often used in the negative as part of a denial to a request for one to lend money to or purchase something for someone. I know you want the new phone, but the answer is no. I'm not made of money.
See also: made, money, of

made of money

Very rich, as in Afford a limousine? Do you think I'm made of money? This hyperbolic expression uses made of in the sense of "composed of," a usage dating from about 1200.
See also: made, money, of