Examples of small change in a Sentence
a pocket full of small change
The fine is a lot of money to some people, but to him it's small change.
My problems are small change compared to yours.
He wasn't a major criminal. He was strictly small change.
First Known Use of small change
small change Synonyms
Synonymsbagatelle, child's play, frippery, nonproblem, nothing, picayune, shuck (s), small beer, trifle, triviality
Related Wordsnaught (also nought), nothingness, smoke, zero; peanuts, pittance, song, straw, two bits; bunk, claptrap, drivel, folly, fribble, fudge, hogwash, humbug, humbuggery, nonsense, piffle, rot, trash, trivia; bit, crumb, dab, dram, lick, mite, ounce, particle, pinhead, scintilla, shred, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), soupçon, speck, spot, tad, touch, trace
SMALL CHANGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of small change for English Language Learners
: coins that are not worth a lot of money
: an amount of money that is not large or important
: something or someone that is not important
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