chicken feed


chicken feed

noun

: an amount of money that is too small to be considered important

Full Definition of CHICKEN FEED

slang
:  a paltry sum (as in profits or wages)

Examples of CHICKEN FEED

  1. The project cost almost a million dollars, which isn't exactly chicken feed.
  2. Ten bucks? That's chicken feed!

First Known Use of CHICKEN FEED

1836

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