Meaning of “Daylight Robbery ” Idiom, Definition of Phrase and origin with Example.

Daylight Robbery 


Rahul wanted to buy a pair of shoes. However, he was so shocked at the high prices quoted by all the shoe shops he visited that he came back without making a purchase. 

“It’s daylight robbery,” he told his mother. “I think I’ll manage with my old pair.” 


Daylight robbery is charging an unreasonably high price for an item or service.

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