What does quick buck mean?


Idiom Meaning:

money that is made fast and easily


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

Time of Scene: ~00:44:20

Henry Silva: Is this the way it happened? Was Jack the Ripper in fact a sixty-foot sea serpent from Scotland? Did I take this job to make a quick buck? We may never know the answers to these questions.


Babylon 5 “There All the Honor Lies” (1995)

Time of Scene: ~00:00:50

Susan Ivanova: Welcome to Babylon 5, the last, best hope for a quick buck!

Captain John Sheridan: Commander.

Susan Ivanova: Oh, this is demeaning! I mean, we’re not some… some deep space franchise. This station is about something!


Scoundrel (2009)

Time of Scene: ~00:02:40

Charlie: There are two ways to earn a quick buck. A shortcut, and a shorter shortcut.



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