chicken feed


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chicken feed

n. Slang
A trifling amount of money.

chicken feed

n
slang a trifling amount of money

chick′en feed`



n. Slang.
1. an insignificant sum of money.
2. small change, as pennies and nickels.
[1830–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chicken feed - dry mash for poultrychicken feed - dry mash for poultry      
mash - mixture of ground animal feeds
2.chicken feed - an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
amphetamine, pep pill, upper, speed - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law

chicken feed

noun
Slang. A small or trifling amount of money:
Informal: peanut (used in plural).
Slang: two bits.
Translations

chicken feed

n (fig) he earns chicken feedguadagna una miseria
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