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moolah

If you have a lot of moolah, you're rich — you have plenty of cash. Moolah is a slang term that means "money."

When you don't have enough moolah to buy a car, you may have to work and save for a while before you've got the moolah to buy it. This informal word is similar to bread or dough, or clams, just a few of the many slang words meaning "money." Experts know this word was coined in the United States around 1920, but beyond that its origin is a mystery.

Definitions of moolah
  1. noun
    informal terms for money
    synonyms: boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, loot, lucre, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum
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    type of:
    money
    the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
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