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pocket money

noun

Simple Definition of pocket money

  • : a small amount of extra money

  • : money that is regularly given to children by their parents : money that children are given as an allowance

Full Definition of pocket money

  1. :  money for small personal expenses

1632

First Known Use of pocket money

1632


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