Definition of pin money
1a : money given by a man to his wife for her own useb : money set aside for the purchase of incidentals
2 : a trivial amount of money <worked for pin money>
Examples of pin money in a sentence
She had a babysitting job to earn pin money.
<the summer intern made only pin money but gained valuable work experience>
First Known Use of pin money
PIN MONEY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pin money for English Language Learners
: money that is used for small expenses
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