Definition of Slush fund

1. Noun. A fund for buying votes or bribing public officials.

Generic synonyms: Fund, Monetary Fund



Definition of Slush fund

1. Noun. Money stored for illegal or dishonest purposes. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slush Fund

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Literary usage of Slush fund

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1. Dunne: Judge, Mayor, Governor by Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne, William Larkin Sullivan (1916)
"The information which came to me—and which I believe to : absolutely true—was that the slush fund was not as small as ie $350.000 or ..."

2. The New Voter: Things He and She Ought to Know about Politics and Citizenship by Charles Willis Thompson (1918)
"If the people who spend it use it to bribe voters, it's a slush fund, just as it would be if it were used to bribe a Legislature. ..."

3. The New Voter: Things He and She Ought to Know about Politics and Citizenship by Charles Willis Thompson (1918)
""I've always wondered what a strike bill and a slush fund were. ... What is a slush fund? Does it have anything to do with strike bills? ..."

4. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1889)
"One of the novelties connected with the American War Hospitals was the so-called " slush fund." This was derived from the sale of bones, fat, stale bread, ..."

5. Fankwei: Or, The San Jacinto in the Seas of India, China, and Japan by William Maxwell Wood (1859)
"One party contended that the " slush fund" belonged exclusively to the crew out of whose flesh it came, and that it should be expended, for their benefit, ..."

6. Reports of Committees by United States Congress. Senate (1878)
"I ask him if there is anything in the " slush fund" to pay for it. He goes to the envelope, and if he finds a dollar or half-dollar there, he tells me " yes ..."

7. Minutes and Testimony of the Joint Legislative Committee Appointed to by New York (State), Legislature (1916)
"Q. And did Mr. Jarrell tell you that his company intended to furnish material in the exact order of contract. and refused to contribute to the slush fund ? ..."

8. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1918)
"If there was a slush fund in this case,—these witnesses here say they don't know anything about it, but if there was a slush fund in this case, ..."

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