pocket money

noun
Updated on: 19 May 2018

Definition of pocket money

: money for small personal expenses

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POCKET MONEY Defined for English Language Learners

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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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