loose change


: coins that a person is carrying
He had a few dollars in loose change in his pockets.

Examples of loose change in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Neatly folding into a tote with a zipper closure, the Pendleton Outdoor Packable Blanket features a water-resistant shell and two storage pockets for your keys and loose change. Adrienne Jordan, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 May 2024 The Fins enjoyed the luxury of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa still being on his four-year, $30. 3 million rookie contract -- a ton of money for most of us, but loose change under the cushions for an NFL team and a young QB having a Pro Bowl season. Greg Cote, Miami Herald, 6 Mar. 2024 Thibodaux needed to be anesthetized and intubated to allow veterinarians to safely remove the loose change. Mike Stunson, Kansas City Star, 19 Feb. 2024 This accessory organizer offers safe spots to store three watches, multiple rings and cufflinks, a wallet, keys, loose change, pens, glasses, and more. Jessica Comstock, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Jan. 2024 After the prosecutor called more than a dozen witnesses, including Bradley Kantor, the man from whom Sadik had stolen the sunglasses and loose change, Sadik’s attorney called just one: Sadik himself, who was nervous and struggled to speak clearly. Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker, 11 Dec. 2023 Illustrations by Giulia Bernardelli Gone are the days of scrounging loose change for your daily caffeine fix: Coffee costs more. Emily Wright, Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2023 Another young man, Dylan Geerts, was 15 when he was illegally jailed by Rutherford County for breaking into unlocked cars and stealing a small radio, some loose change, a hat, a phone case and cologne. Meribah Knight, ProPublica, 26 Oct. 2023 That’s loose change for Google’s parent company, Alphabet, which generated $283 billion in revenue last year. Bypaul Wiseman, Fortune, 21 Sep. 2023

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“Loose change.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loose%20change. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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