hush money definition

  • noun:
    • Informal A bribe paid to help keep something secret.
    • A bribe to keep privacy (to avoid bad promotion or to stop the discovery of a crime).
    • money compensated to secure silence, or to prevent the disclosure of details.
    • A bribe to procure silence; money paid to stop disclosure or publicity.
    • a bribe paid to someone to guarantee that one thing is held secret

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