quick buck

Definitions

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

Quick buck - If you make some money easily, you make a quick buck.
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Usage

In literature:

He bucked me off so quickly that I never even got settled on his back.
"The Mountains" by Stewart Edward White
Senor Buck Johnson loped quickly back toward the home ranch, his heart glad at this fortunate solution of his annoyance.
"Arizona Nights" by Stewart Edward White
Buck bent over him, speaking in a low tone, tensely and quickly.
"The Round-up" by John Murray and Marion Mills Miller
Buck Peters was a man of mild appearance, somewhat slow of speech and correspondingly quick of action, who never became flurried.
"Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up" by Clarence Edward Mulford
Quickly, warningfully Buck Mulligan bent down.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
He took a quick aim, and meant to fire while the buck was still a little way off.
"With Trapper Jim in the North Woods" by Lawrence J. Leslie
If you've the savvee of a buck louse you'll beat it good an' quick.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
Buck Bradley was quick to read its meaning.
"The Border Boys Across the Frontier" by Fremont B. Deering
Buck Badger went up the stairway in quick leaps.
"Frank Merriwell's Reward" by Burt L. Standish
Almost at the same moment Buck strode quickly into the office.
"The Napoleon of Notting Hill" by Gilbert K. Chesterton
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In news:

Mick Jagger’s ex is not under his thumb, so she is making a quick buck with his old love letters.
People printing non-licensed gear and capitalizing on this opportunity to make a quick buck.
Getting it done quickly can save big bucks.
How sad it is then, as Tan describes, that so many American university presidents are willing to compromise basic values in order to make a quick buck, often padding endowments which already reach billions of dollars.
College students need money, and one quick way to make a buck is to sell your body.
Orioles Manager Buck Showalter opened the minute-long video by saying a quick thank you to fans from "the bottom of our hearts".
Hustlers Use DNC To Make A Quick Buck .
I created a webpage that is aimed for mobile devices that allows hunters to do quick field calculations to score their bucks.
0Many of us are looking for quick ways to save a few bucks at the gas pump.
This knife can be quickly engaged with Buck's signature fast and smooth opening.
Bucks need youth to mature quickly.
Sheridan residents and business love their Sheridan High School Broncs, and some out-of state swindlers are looking to make a quick buck off their allegiance.
Bucks need youth to mature quickly .
A Board of Elections (BOE) employee trying to make a quick buck has instead found himself in hot water.
A University of Michigan student has come up with a rather novel way of making a quick buck off of student who have a quick, uh, rhymes with buck.
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