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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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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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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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The amount of money it takes on a digital jukebox to skip everyone else's choices and play your song next.
I've got $3, which is fuck you money at this jukebox.
by aspecialthing February 01, 2011
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