spending money

noun

Examples of spending money in a Sentence

  1. She earned spending money at an after-school job.

First Known Use of spending money

15th century


SPENDING MONEY Defined for English Language Learners

spending money

noun

Definition of spending money for English Language Learners

  • : extra money that you can spend on whatever you want

Learn More about spending money


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up spending money? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

sad or melancholy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!