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The exact amount of money required in order to tell an individual or organization to go fuck themselves without facing repercussions.
When I grow up I want to be a shitposter on the internet with 'fuck you money' like Notch.
by Phelen February 27, 2017
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Briefly, "the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own." Originally from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, which has a lot more beautiful neologism definitions like this you might enjoy.
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by rednos January 10, 2013
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any amount of money allowing infinite perpetuation of wealth necessary to maintain a desired lifestyle without needing employment or assistance from anyone.
The 6% guaranteed interest payments from Bill's investments earn him about 12 million dollars per year. His standard of living only requires approximately $4,000,000 per year. He will never need to be employed by anyone. He has "fuck you money".
by crimson May 04, 2003
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An amount of wealth that enables an individual to reject traditional social behavior and niceties of conduct without fear of consequences.
These Bancrofts, thirty-odd descendants of the gargantuan Bostonian Clarence Walker Barron, who bought the paper in 1902, include bankers and writers and equestrians. The more senior among them, it is assumed, detest Rupert Murdoch, just as their parents must have bridled at the former Journal editor Norman Pearlstine's marriage to Nancy Friday, a flamboyant author of sex studies. "But they don't have 'fuck-you money' anymore," a former reporter said of the Bancrofts. "They're nice and rich, but not ungodly so. It matters to the younger generation."
-McGrath, Ben. "News About News." New Yorker. 14 May 2007: 47-48.
by ungodly rich May 12, 2007
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A term used to describe the phenomena of an individual having so much money that they no longer experience any financial insecurity and can boldly say fuck you to almost anyone, unfazed by the consequences of having done so.

An individual with Fuck You Money no longer gives a damm about offending nearly anyone, but may or may not have the political power and influence to be truly untouchable. Generally denotes a person having few to none day to day worries and concerns of what others may do to them.
Did you hear that Bob just won the lottery? Guy now has fuck you money and just told his former boss to kiss his ass. He quit his job and is going on a cruiser trip to South America.
by swagginson October 15, 2019
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Enough money to be able to say fuck you to anybody on the planet.
Bill gates was offered a knighthood, but he has fuck you money, so he didn't show.
by James Jesterton January 15, 2008
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An very large amount of money, which would enable an individual to do pretty much whatever the fuck he or she wants. Fuck you money is not a fixed amount, but is just much more then anyone could realistically put to good use.
by fencehog February 12, 2003
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