slush fundslush fund
money set aside for bribery, political pressure, or other corrupt purposes
Origin of slush fundorigin, originally a fund established aboard ship from the sale of refuse cooking grease (slush), used to buy small luxuries
- A fund raised for undesignated purposes, especially:a. A fund raised by a group for corrupt practices, such as bribery or graft.b. A fund used by a group, as for entertainment.
- Money formerly raised by the sale of garbage from a warship to buy small items of luxury for the crew.