pin money

noun

Definition of pin money

  1. 1a :  money given by a man to his wife for her own useb :  money set aside for the purchase of incidentals

  2. 2 :  a trivial amount of money worked for pin money

Examples of pin money in a Sentence

  1. She had a babysitting job to earn pin money.

  2. the summer intern made only pin money but gained valuable work experience

First Known Use of pin money

1674


PIN MONEY Defined for English Language Learners

pin money

noun

Definition of pin money for English Language Learners

  • : money that is used for small expenses



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