"hush-money" Definition

  1. a sum given to quash a prosecution or stay evidence. Money given to any one for the purpose of quieting him.

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Position in the dictionary: 1737 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: hush-shop, huxter, hy-yaw!, hyps, ikey, imperence, improve the occasion, in, in for it, in for patter
Previous words in the dictionary: husbands’ tea, husbands’ boat, hurkaru, hurdy-gurdy, hunter pitching, hunky, hunks, hunch, humpty-dumpty, hump up

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