One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Very good or pleasing.‘he's got a cushty set-up’
- ‘The family I'm living with rock, and it's a lovely area, and yes, thank you, I've landed myself a cushty number.’
- ‘The cushty fun day will give punters the chance to meet Trigger played by Roger, 56.’
- ‘If you ask me it sounds more cushty inside than it does out here!’
- ‘I'll get a cushty job, such as writing my own magazine column, or something’
- ‘Last on the list was the place we are staying in Scotland, but that was on answer phone so I'll call them at some point today, just to make sure everything's cushty.’
1920s: from Romany kushto, kushti ‘good’, perhaps influenced by cushy.
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