easy street

This page is about the slang term easy street.

Meaning: financial security

For example:

  • Our friends keep complaining about not having enough money, but compared to people in poor countries, all of them are on easy street.

  • Since selling his business for a huge profit, Bill's been on easy street. He'll never have to work again.

Quick Quiz:

Kevin has been on easy street ever since

a. he went to jail

b. he lost his apartment

c. his uncle left him twenty million dollars

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Contributor: Matt Errey