on the cuff
phrasal on credit <
transacting business on the cuff
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on-the-cuff — «ON thuh KUHF, AWN », adjective, adverb. U.S. Informal. on credit: »And the proud symbol of the growing enthusiasm for on the cuff spending is the credit card (Newsweek) …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the cuff — adjective (or adverb) 1. : on credit 2. : on the house : gratis * * * on the cuff (US) 1. On tick 2. On the house • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the cuff — {adj.} or {adv. phr.}, {informal} Agreeing to pay later; to be paid for later; on credit. * /Peter lost the money that Mother gave him to buy meat, and the store would not let him have meat on the cuff./ * /Many people buy cars and television… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the cuff — {adj.} or {adv. phr.}, {informal} Agreeing to pay later; to be paid for later; on credit. * /Peter lost the money that Mother gave him to buy meat, and the store would not let him have meat on the cuff./ * /Many people buy cars and television… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on\ the\ cuff — adj or adv. phr. informal Agreeing to pay later; to be paid for later; on credit. Peter lost the money that Mother gave him to buy meat, and the store would not let him have meat on the cuff. Many people buy cars and television sets on the cuff …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on the cuff — adjective On credit, with payment to be made later. The newspapers were jammed with ads inviting customers to buy on the cuff. Philadelphians could get a $269 television set for $5 down and $4 a week. Syn: on ones tab …   Wiktionary

  • on the cuff — idi sts Slang. on credit …   From formal English to slang

  • put it on the cuff — If you put something on the cuff, you will take it now and pay for it later …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • on the house — [adj] free chargeless, complimentary, compliments of the house, costless, for nothing, for the asking, freebie*, free of cost, free ride*, gratis, gratuitous, no charge, on the cuff*; concept 334 …   New thesaurus

  • The Cuff Links — were an American rock/pop studio group from Staten Island, New York. The band had a U.S. No. 9 hit in 1969[1] with Tracy , with rich harmonised vocals provided entirely by Ron Dante. The track was produced as part of a series of recording… …   Wikipedia

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