Definition of pay dirt noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pay dirt

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  • earth that contains valuable minerals or metal such as gold
  • Idioms
    hit/strike pay dirt(informal)
     
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    to suddenly be in a successful situation, especially one that makes you rich The band really hit pay dirt with their last album.
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