on the barrelhead


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. 2014.

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  • on the barrelhead — adverb (or adjective) : asking for or granting no credit : in cash was paid for, cash on the barrelhead Time prepared to pay on the barrelhead for what it needs Newsweek * * * on the barrelhead (US) On the spot, without delay, as payment …   Useful english 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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