Definition of hush money noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


hush money

BrE BrE//ˈhʌʃ mʌni//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhʌʃ mʌni//
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money that is paid to somebody to prevent them from giving other people information that could be embarrassing or damaging
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hush money