Meaning of on the money in English:

on the money


North American
  • Accurate; correct.

    ‘every criticism she made was right on the money’
    • ‘The scary thought is that I suspect that Jared may be right on the money.’
    • ‘Some of his material is right on the money, but he talks about other ethnic groups with a vehemence that I can't handle.’
    • ‘Initial concerns of a significant cash shortfall are no longer on the money, according to McCormack.’
    • ‘Everyone said that of Falkirk too and, everyone wasn't really on the money with that prediction either.’
    • ‘His piece on the merger was so on the money as to be prophetic.’
    • ‘This week, for once, such a hopeful description of a largely moribund event could prove to be right on the money.’
    • ‘Munroe is right on the money, not only on grants to the arts, but also on entire grant programs.’
    • ‘My next guess was on the money, although I wasn't too sure about that for quite a while.’
    • ‘Quartermain has made a gusty call and now we shall wait to see who's on the money.’
    • ‘Marx was absolutely on the money about the revolutionary potential of the urban working class.’
    precise, accurate, correct, faithful, close, true, veracious, literal, strict, unerring, faultless, errorless, error-free, perfect, impeccable