easy street

easy street
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Informal Steady good fortune or financial security: comfort, ease, prosperity, prosperousness. Idioms: comfortable (or easy) circumstances, the good life. See RICH, THRIVE.

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  • easy street — ☆ easy street n. [sometimes E S ] Informal a condition of ease, usually one marked by financial security or, specif., affluence: chiefly in the phrase on easy street, living a life of ease; financially secure or, specif., affluent …   English World dictionary

  • easy street — ► NOUN informal ▪ a state of financial comfort or security …   English terms dictionary

  • Easy Street — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Easy Street Originaltitel: Easy Street Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1917 Länge: 19 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • easy street — n. a place or position in life where living is easy. (See also fat city; on easy street.) □ Easy street is no place for an active guy like Sam. □ Easy street is exactly what I want out of life …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • easy street — /ˈizi strit/ (say eezee street) Colloquial –noun 1. a comfortable life surrounded by material possessions: back to easy street. –phrase 2. on easy street, in a comfortable financial position. {US colloquial (early 1900s) …  

  • easy street — an easy life, a life with lots of money to spend    Win five million dollars and we ll be on easy street …   English idioms

  • easy street — a state of wealth, financial independence, or ease. Also, Easy Street. [1900 05, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • easy street — noun A carefree situation or lifestyle, especially as resulting from possession of wealth. There was big money in it the fellows who did that job might live on Easy Street the rest of their lives …   Wiktionary

  • easy street — noun financial security • Hypernyms: ↑security, ↑protection * * * noun [singular] : a situation with no worries : a situation of wealth and ease If I d been smarter about investing my money, I could be on easy street now. [=I could be rich now] …   Useful english dictionary

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