chump change

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of chump change

: a relatively small or insignificant amount of money

Examples of chump change in a Sentence

  1. what seems like a huge amount of money to most people is only chump change to a billionaire

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First Known Use of chump change

1967


CHUMP CHANGE Defined for English Language Learners

chump change

noun

Definition of chump change for English Language Learners

  • : a small amount of money : an amount of money that is not important or impressive



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