Slush fund

Slush fund,

Definition of Slush fund:

  1. A reserve of money used for illicit purposes, especially political bribery.

  2. Slush funds are commonly used to bribe or influence people in return for preferential treatment, or to acquire non-public information or other services.

  3. Secret reserve of cash held in an organization, generally by the top management, for which the executives administering it have informal discretion and are not made fully accountable over its use (such as in payment of bribes).

  4. A slush fund is a sum of money set aside as a reserve. In businesses, political parties and other organizations, the term is used to describe money that has been set aside as a rainy day fund, or for illicit purposes or personal gain. In accounting terms, a slush fund describes a general ledger account of commingled funds which does not have a designated purpose.

Synonyms of Slush fund

Payment, Payout, Reward, Recompense, Consideration

How to use Slush fund in a sentence?

  1. The board, which previously was under the control of the Ministry of Economic Reforms, has functioned as a slush fund for dispensing political favours.

Meaning of Slush fund & Slush fund Definition

Slush Fund,

Slush Fund:

Definition of Slush Fund: It is also called black money. Money that has been collected for dishonest or illegal purposes, such as bribing employees.

Literal Meanings of Slush Fund


Meanings of Slush:
  1. Snow or ice partially melts.

  2. Excessive feeling

  3. Make a splash or splash sound.

Sentences of Slush
  1. The snow in the gutter turned to brown dust

  2. Water flows in the kitchen

Synonyms of Slush

sentimentality, mawkishness, over-sentimentality, emotionalism, overemotionalism, sentimentalism, banality, triteness


Meanings of Fund:
  1. The amount of savings or money available for a specific purpose.

  2. Pay for a specific purpose.

Sentences of Fund
  1. Created a fund to coordinate economic investment

  2. The World Bank refused to finance the project

Synonyms of Fund

collection, kitty, reserve, pool, purse, finance, pay for, back, capitalize, sponsor, provide capital for, provide finance for, put up the money for, subsidize, underwrite, endow, support, be a patron of, float, maintain