on the barrelhead


on the barrelhead
adverb (or adjective)
: asking for or granting no credit : in cash

was paid for, cash on the barrelheadTime

prepared to pay on the barrelhead for what it needs — Newsweek

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on the barrelhead (US)
On the spot, without delay, as payment
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Main Entry:barrel

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another way of saying (see barrel)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • on the barrelhead — (American Slang) in advance, payment carried out immediately when something is bought (e.g., The store won t deliver the goods unless we pay cash on the barrelhead ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • on the barrelhead — See: CASH ON THE BARRELHEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the barrelhead — See: CASH ON THE BARRELHEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the barrelhead — phrasal asking for or granting no credit < paid cash on the barrelhead > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • on\ the\ barrelhead — See: cash on the barrelhead …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on the barrelhead — North American term for on the nail (see nail). → barrelhead …   English new terms dictionary

  • cash on the barrelhead — {n. phr.}, {informal} Money paid at once; money paid when something is bought. * /Father paid cash on the barrelhead for a new car./ * /Some lawyers want cash on the barrelhead./ Compare: COLD CASH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cash on the barrelhead — {n. phr.}, {informal} Money paid at once; money paid when something is bought. * /Father paid cash on the barrelhead for a new car./ * /Some lawyers want cash on the barrelhead./ Compare: COLD CASH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cash on the barrelhead — phrasal see cash on the nail * * * cash on the barrelhead, Informal. ready money for immediate payment: »Many foreign concerns will no longer ship goods to Istanbul without cash on the barrelhead (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cash\ on\ the\ barrelhead — n. phr. informal Money paid at once; money paid when something is bought. Father paid cash on the barrelhead for a new car. Some lawyers want cash on the barrelhead. Compare: cold cash …   Словарь американских идиом


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