HyperDic: hush_money

English > 1 sense of the expression hush money:
NOUNpossessionhush moneya bribe paid to someone to insure that something is kept secret
English > hush money: 1 sense > noun 1, possession
MeaningA bribe paid to someone to insure that something is kept secret.
Broaderbribe, payoffPayment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment

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