chump change


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chump change

n. Slang
A small amount of money.

chump′ change`


n.
Slang. a small or insignificant amount of money.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chump change - a trifling sum of money
cash, hard cash, hard currency - money in the form of bills or coins; "there is a desperate shortage of hard cash"
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For Palestinians, the image of their 78-year-old president standing there at the UN, like a mendicant with hat in hand, asking donors for a handout of chump change, is all but unbearable.
That amount, however, may prove to be chump change compared to the interviews, book deals, movie rights, and even porn gigs that Anthony could score.
The tests cost $700, and for a small city that's not chump change, but Dunes decided to front the cost anyway, only to have the state ignore the samples sent in.
While there may be some chump change penalties for non-compliance, the real price we pay is in the form of the impacts we suffer because of compliance.
According to its mysteriously sourced account, ousted Vice Chairman Tom Coughlin either supplemented his multimillion-dollar compensation package with chump change for boots and dog pens or he was being reimbursed indirectly for blatantly illegal anti-union activities.
MARIAH Carey's release from her last record deal - with a $28million golden handshake - made the Sex Pistols' Cash From Chaos campaign look like chump change.
We're so convinced that after watching our demonstration, you'll find that the free cash in our 'Money Booth' is chump change compared to the amount of money you'll be able to make after implementing ConnectWise 2010 into your IT services company.
Even a family trip for frozen yogurt at three bucks an ounce is chump change after the 25 year spending bender we've been on.
That's chump change compared to what mutual funds, stocks and uncashed paychecks reap.
This year's prize pool makes that look like chump change.
I mean, there's all the usual stuff - sort your family and friends out for life, buy a mansion, a couple of classic Ferraris - but that only takes up the chump change, doesn't it?
While that is by no means chump change, it is only a fraction of the half-billion-dollar revenue foundation on which the Patrick administration erected its three-casino plan.