phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Phrases, Sayings and Idioms Home > Discussion Forum

Re: What is a fast buck?

Posted by Bob on November 21, 2004

In Reply to: What is a fast buck? posted by Oren Shochat on November 21, 2004

: What is a fast buck and where does it comes from?

It's a dollar, a "buck," made by illegal or unethical means, not one earned by the sweat of honest labor. (I was going to say it's a male deer and it comes out of the woods, but I restrained myself.)