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spending money

noun

Simple Definition of spending money

  • : extra money that you can spend on whatever you want

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of spending money

Examples of spending money in a sentence

  1. She earned spending money at an after-school job.



15th Century

First Known Use of spending money

15th century


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