since 1997, the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English

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

Slang of the Day

This entry is in the following categories:

Contributor: Matt Errey