fast buck

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fast buck quick or easy earnings, "they are traders out to make a fast buck"
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Usage

In literature:

Buck cashed the paper as fast as it came in and kept the money in a safe deposit vault a block or so away.
"The Gentle Grafter" by O. Henry
Buck and Red moved quickly through the crowd, speaking fast and earnestly.
"Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up" by Clarence Edward Mulford
The buck was coming on pretty fast, considering the fact that he seemed to limp and be losing blood from the wound Steve had given him.
"With Trapper Jim in the North Woods" by Lawrence J. Leslie
When they go fast and buck at the same time it is very hard to stick on.
"Argentina From A British Point Of View" by Various
Your low buck-shins neber carry your black head fast enough to catch dis elegant nigger.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, October 30, 1841" by Various
Your low buck-shins neber carry your black head fast enough to catch dis elegant nigger.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
But Kursten, Kasten, Hopkins and Fallowe do move in a mysterious way to latch onto a fast buck!
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Buck peppered him so fast you couldn't count; an' I'm told Texas wasn't no slouch with a gun, either.
"Golden Stories" by Various
We shall have to buck up now, O'Donoghue, and ride really fast.
"The Simpkins Plot" by George A. Birmingham
Ben Bowman and Buck Lingley were to carry a line on board of the prize, and make fast the instant we came alongside of her.
"Up the River" by Oliver Optic
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In news:

Rex was going about a buck-ten when he entered a turn too fast and low-ended his bike, a new Kawasaki ZX-12R that slid away from him like a runaway bobsled.
Don't cave for a fast buck .
AN OBSCURE academic journal with a few hundred subscribers may seem like no way to make a fast buck, or indeed any bucks at all.
A new breed of ginseng diggers are looking to parlay rising Asian demand for the increasingly rare plant's roots into a fast buck.
Brian McWilliams, author of "Spam Kings," said young people like Smith aren't unusual in the fast-buck world of spammers .
Taco Bell has been fighting in the fast food trenches for years, pimping out franchised fare using everything from smooth-talking chihuahuas, five buck boxes to the insanely popular chupacabra of tacos known as the Doritos Locos Tacos.
Report finds "pass the buck" attitude lead to Fast and Furious.
This knife can be quickly engaged with Buck's signature fast and smooth opening.
Buck chimes in on Obama's fast and furious disregard for rule of law .
Now when you go to a fast food place do you really expect to get full fledged meat in your food without fillers for only a buck or two.
A few years back, everybody and his brother were brewing up red ales and naming them after some furry woodland critter, hoping to make a fast buck in the microbrew biz.
Choosing integrity over a fast buck, Joshua Radin tells the majors 'No, thanks'.
Taco Bell has been fighting in the fast food trenches for years, pimping out franchised fare using everything from smooth-talking chihuahuas, five buck boxes to the insanely popular chupacabra of tacos known as the Doritos Locos Tacos .
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