Definitions

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  • n. The removal of all moneys from a person, usually by voluntary means

Etymologies

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cash +‎ -ectomy

Examples

  • And taxpayers may wonder if they'll really be better off after Washington attempts this cashectomy on a still-weak banking system.

    Fannie and Freddie as Victims

  • One thing that might not be in your retirement plans: an annual cashectomy.

    Retiring? Be sure to include health care costs in plans

  • If print wants to perform a cashectomy on users, it should probably look to what happened with music, an industry in which people once paid handsomely for records, then tapes, then CDs, that was overtaken by the expectation that the same product should be free.

    broadstuff

  • "If print wants to perform a cashectomy on users, it should probably look to what happened with music, an industry in which people once paid handsomely for records, then tapes, then CDs, that was overtaken by the expectation that the same product should be free," writes

    Romenesko

  • I’m working on my own, but I have to say I am a big fan of “cashectomy.”

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Writer Unboxed’s CONTEST, CONTEST!

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