cushiness
See cushily.

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  • cushiness — cushy ► ADJECTIVE (cushier, cushiest) informal 1) (of a task or situation) easy and undemanding. 2) N. Amer. (of furniture) comfortable. DERIVATIVES cushiness noun. ORIGIN from Urdu, pleasure …   English terms dictionary

  • cushiness — n. comfortableness, easiness (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cushiness — cushˈiness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑cushy …   Useful english dictionary

  • cushy — cushily, adv. cushiness, n. /koosh ee/, adj., cushier, cushiest. Informal. 1. involving little effort for ample rewards; easy and profitable: a cushy job. 2. soft and comfortable; cushiony: a cushy chair. [1910 15; prob. CUSH(ION) + Y3; also… …   Universalium

  • cushy — adjective (cushier, cushiest) informal 1》 (of a task or situation) undemanding, easy, or secure. 2》 N. Amer. (of furniture) comfortable. Derivatives cushiness noun Origin First World War (orig. Anglo Ind.): from Urdu ḵushī pleasure …   English new terms dictionary

  • cushy — ► ADJECTIVE (cushier, cushiest) informal 1) (of a task or situation) easy and undemanding. 2) N. Amer. (of furniture) comfortable. DERIVATIVES cushiness noun. ORIGIN from Urdu, pleasure …   English terms dictionary

  • cushy — [koosh′ē] adj. cushier, cushiest [orig. Brit army slang < Hindi khush, pleasant < Pers khūsh] Slang easy; comfortable [a cushy job] cushiness n …   English World dictionary

  • cushy — adj. (cushier, cushiest) colloq. 1 (of a job etc.) easy and pleasant. 2 US (of a seat, surroundings, etc.) soft, comfortable. Derivatives: cushiness n. Etymology: Anglo Ind. f. Hind. khush pleasant …   Useful english dictionary

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