pin money noun
: money that is used for small expenses
a : money given by a man to his wife for her own use
b : money set aside for the purchase of incidentals
: 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>
First Known Use of PIN MONEY
Related to PIN MONEY
- chicken feed [slang], chump change, dime, hay, peanuts, mite, pittance, shoestring, song, two cents
- big buck(s), boodle, bundle, fortune, king's ransom, megabuck(s), mint, wad
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