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EtymologyEdit

First known in print in 1916 (Hobson's Choice, Harold Brighouse). Sometimes attributed to Window Tax.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

daylight robbery (countable and uncountable, plural daylight robberies)

  1. (idiomatic) an exorbitant charge for a product or service

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