Meaning of “hush money” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “hush money” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hush money" in Business English

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hush moneynoun [ U ]

uk us informal

money that is given to someone so that they will not give secret information to other people:

His secretary claims he offered her hush money to keep quiet about the affair.

(Definition of “hush money” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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