Definition of folding money in English:

folding money


mass nouninformal
  • Money in the form of notes.

    ‘instead of folding money, his wallet was full of newspaper’
    • ‘He disliked Mekki and some of the other 10 pilots he had named; he was paid hundreds of dollars for each false report and he liked the folding money.’
    • ‘There are few places in Mexico that congregate so many people with so much folding money in their pockets.’
    • ‘Twenty years ago, my wage was paid weekly in folding money.’
    • ‘‘The simple and irrefutable truth,’ he writes, ‘is that no human being would rather break his back in the cotton field than take in good folding money by making records.’’
    • ‘Ben was stunned when the resulting bill came to folding money.’
    • ‘He wasn't short of folding money.’
    cash, hard cash, ready money
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