money in the form of cash that is readily available;
"his wife was always a good source of ready cash"
"he paid cold cash for the TV set"
- Jack was brought to account for the missing cash.
- "A science fiction cannot not be regarded as a mere entertainment, but in fact it tells the reader much more."
- He prefers hard cash to paper money.
- Altogether during the last year the Society had received from various sources about three hundred pounds in hard cash.
- cold cash 现金