Lolly vs Cash - What's the difference?

lolly | cash | Synonyms |

Lolly is a synonym of cash.

As proper nouns the difference between lolly and cash

is that lolly is while cash is .




  • A piece of hard candy on a stick; a lollipop.
  • * 2004 , , Feast: Food that Celebrates Life , unnumbered page,
  • Trim the lolly' sticks, so that you have a stem of about 3–4cm to stick into the cake, and then plunge the sticks of the foreshortened ' lollies into the cake so that the ghoulish faces leer out from their black-frosted graveyard.
  • (UK, slang, uncountable) Money.
  • (Australia, New Zealand) Any confection made from sugar, or high in sugar content; a sweet, a piece of candy.
  • * 1924 , Frank George Carpenter, Australia, New Zealand and Some Islands of the South Seas , page 36,
  • Leaving the Domain, I walked back to the hotel, noticing the queer signs by the way. One was “Lollies for Sale.” It was over the door of a confectioner?s store where all sorts of candies were displayed.
  • * 2002 , R.I.C. Publications, Primary Science , page 52,
  • Organise the students into small groups. Send a letter home to the parents stating that the science lesson will involve students eating a small amount of lollies'. Check which students are allowed to eat ' lollies . Students with diabetes will only be able to observe or they could bring their own ‘special’ sweets from home.
  • * 2008 , , unnumbered page,
  • He looked straight into Frau Diller?s spectacled eyes and said, ‘Mixed lollies , please.’
    Frau Diller smiled.‘Here,’ she said, tossing a single lolly onto the counter. ‘Mix it yourself.’


    (confection) * bonbon * candy (US) * confection * sweet

    Derived terms

    * ice lolly * lolly scramble



    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .


  • Money in the form of notes/bills and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks or electronic transactions.
  • After you bounced those checks last time, they want to be paid in cash .
  • (informal) Money.
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  • (Canada) Cash register.
  • (archaic) A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box.
  • * (and other bibliographic details) Sir W. (Temple)
  • This bank is properly a general cash , where every man lodges his money.
  • * (and other bibliographic details) Sir R. (Winwood)
  • £20,000 are known to be in her cash .
    Derived terms
    * cashback * cash box * cash cow * cash flow * cash on the barrelhead * cash point * cash register * cold cash * take the cash and let the credit go
    See also


  • To exchange (a check/cheque) for money in the form of notes/bills.
  • (poker slang) To obtain a payout from a tournament.
  • Derived terms
    * cash in * cash in on * cash out * cash up

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .


  • Any of several low-denomination coins of India or China, especially the Chinese copper coin.
  • Etymology 3

    See cashier.


  • To disband.
  • (Garges)


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