Definition of chicken feed
: a paltry sum (as in profits or wages)
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!
First Known Use of chicken feed
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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