Recent Examples of pocket money from the Web
The only way a migrant can legally enter Chile is as a tourist — with hotel reservations, pocket money and a return ticket.
Father and son fight about pocket money, about race, about music, about Murdo’s tendency to disappear into his bedroom.
My mom had taken my older brother and me to the local Woolworth’s store to do some Christmas shopping, and, for the first time, I was given some pocket money to buy presents for my family.
Police said detectives who set up a surveillance operation saw someone pocketing money from the collection while serving as a volunteer.
The kids of Stranger Things might be some of the youngest television stars on the planet, but that doesn’t mean they are being paid pocket money for their roles.
Migrants waiting for a decision on their asylum applications should be forced to work menial jobs in exchange for pocket money.
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First Known Use of pocket money
POCKET MONEY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pocket money for English Language Learners
: a small amount of extra money
: money that is regularly given to children by their parents : money that children are given as an allowance
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