Examples of chicken feed in a Sentence
The project cost almost a million dollars, which isn't exactly chicken feed.
Ten bucks? That's chicken feed!
Recent Examples of chicken feed from the Web
That's chicken feed for the boy's grandfather, J. Paul Getty (Plummer), an oil magnate regarded as the richest man in the world.
One company burned the oyster shells for lime; another smashed them for chicken feed.
Even though antibiotics are common in chicken feed, egg-laying hens rarely get medicated with antibiotics.
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First Known Use of chicken feed
chicken feed Synonyms
Synonymsmite [slang], chump change, dime, hay, peanuts, pin money, pittance, shoestring, song, two cents
Antonymsbig buck (s), boodle, bundle, fortune, king's ransom, megabuck (s), mint, wad
Related Wordspetty cash, pocket money, spending money
Near Antonymsbankroll, capital, funds, means, wherewithal; opulence, pelf, riches, treasure, wealth; heap, pile, pot; bonanza, mine, treasure trove, treasury
CHICKEN FEED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chicken feed for English Language Learners
: an amount of money that is too small to be considered important
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