small fortune

Definition of small fortune

:a surprisingly or unexpectedly large amount of money
  • They spent a small fortune on redecorating their house.

Word by Word Definitions

small play
  1. : having comparatively little size or slight dimensions

  2. : lowercase

  3. : minor in influence, power, or rank

  1. : in or into small pieces

  2. : without force or loudness

  3. : in a small manner

  1. : a part smaller and especially narrower than the remainder

  2. : small-sized products

  3. : smallclothes

fortune play
  1. : a hypothetical force or personified power that unpredictably determines events and issues favorably or unfavorably

  2. : accident, incident

  3. : prosperity attained partly through luck : success

  1. : to give good or bad fortune to

  2. : to endow with a fortune

  3. : happen, chance


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