dirty money

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dirty money goods or money obtained illegally
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Usage

In literature:

She comes badgering me for her dirty money at Christmas, and you call it 'kindness!
"Eliza" by Barry Pain
They counted the flimsy dirty paper-money together, and put it all back into the various labelled bags.
"The Lowest Rung" by Mary Cholmondeley
His dirty, mucky, measley money, come from the Lord knows where.
"Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon 1893" by Hall Caine
She said: 'Mike, me boy, don't soil your hands with dirty money.
"Little Lost Sister" by Virginia Brooks
Money's aye welcome, were it even in a dirty clout.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
With a little money your life must be spent in miserable tenements, in a dirty, noisy, unsanitary quarter of the city.
"Rural Problems of Today" by Ernest R. Groves
He had been in receipt of money from Antony, and had done Antony's dirty work.
"The Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
We found the silvered money turned to a dirty black when a few hours had elapsed, and we tried silver paint and gold paint.
"Oswald Bastable and Others" by Edith Nesbit
Dirty, scaly fisted little rat, whose stockings sagged around his shoes, fighting for money in the saloons!
"Claire" by Leslie Burton Blades
The dirty blackmailer took all my money to keep his mouth shut and take me to a 'safe place.
"The Pathless Trail" by Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
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In poetry:

Then they went through his pockets, the dirty dogs
To see if his money was right
While the poor little woman stood up and sang
“There’s a strange face in Heaven tonight.”
"The Gambler" by Billy Bennett
Money, thou bane of blisse, and source of wo,
Whence com'st thou, that thou art so fresh and fine?
I know thy parentage is base and low:
Man found thee poore and dirtie in a mine.
"Avarice" by George Herbert

In news:

McEwan's Fetching Spy Seduces Writer With Dirty Money.
Antibalas Jam to 'Dirty Money'.
Peter Krause Did Not Have the Best Experience on ABC's 'Dirty Sexy Money'.
The federal government on Thursday escalated its campaign to stanch the flow of what it says is dirty money to the Shiite militant group Hezbollah.
Judith Hodges doesn't mind getting dirty if it means raising money for Maxwell Elementary School in Thomson, Ga.
Sequoyah volleyball players get dirty to raise money in tournament.
Antibalas Dirty Money Antibalas Daptone Records.
Kaleena of Dirty Money Disses Beyoncé on ' Smacked Up.
You Like That Dirty Money and You Didn't Even Know it.
'Dirty Money' Charges Banks' Latest Black Eye .
A briefcase full of paper cash is a dirty, inefficient way to move money around.
INTERVIEWS See Antibalas Occupy Wall Street in Puppet -Filled 'Dirty Money' Video.
See Antibalas Occupy Wall Street in Puppet -Filled 'Dirty Money' Video.
I had heard nothing but good things about "Dirty Sexy Money" before I watched it.
America is the cleanest, dirty shirt in terms of financial markets and where money is moving towards, mandy.
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