She had a babysitting job to earn pin money.
the summer intern made only pin money but gained valuable work experience
Recent Examples on the WebWhile the couple slow dances, guests pin money onto their clothes as a sign of prosperity.—Sadiba Hasan, New York Times, 4 Nov. 2023 Bonnie and Andrea pocket around $100 a month for spending two hours a week taking surveys, which gives each of them extra pin money.—Maria Carter, Woman's Day, 22 May 2017
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