Simple Definition of pin money
: money that is used for small expenses
Full Definition of pin money
1 a : money given by a man to his wife for her own use b : money set aside for the purchase of incidentals
2 : a trivial amount of money <worked for pin money>
Examples of pin money
She had a babysitting job to earn pin money.
<the summer intern made only pin money but gained valuable work experience>
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