pin money


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pin money

n.
Money for incidental expenses.

pin money

n
1. (Banking & Finance) money saved or earned to be used for incidental expenses
2. (Banking & Finance) (formerly)an allowance by a husband to his wife for personal expenditure

pin′ mon`ey


n.
any small sum set aside for minor expenditures.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pin money - cash for day-to-day spending on incidental expensespin money - cash for day-to-day spending on incidental expenses
cash, hard cash, hard currency - money in the form of bills or coins; "there is a desperate shortage of hard cash"
Translations

pin money

nTaschengeld nt, → Nadelgeld nt (old)

pin money

n (Brit) → denaro per spese superflue
most women work from economic necessity, not for pin-money → la maggior parte delle donne lavora per ragioni economiche, non per procurarsi il superfluo
References in periodicals archive ?
It's ok to also pin money onto the gift ribbons worn by bride and groom.
It's Greek tradition to pin money on the newlyweds as they dance.
Guppies with challenges at work now find other outlets that provide, if not a full salary, at least something that gives you pin money.
In a desperate attempt to earn pin money, the lad signed up to a mail order business hand-painting porcelain figurines.
Comedic moments--from the goofy 9-9-9 economics of pizza king Herman Cain to Mitt Romney, a bishop of the Mormon church turned gambling man by wanting to bet Perry $10,000 pin money that his facts were wrong--became fewer.
These greedy women should be well vetted re jobs for pin money.
I believe that those 'retired'' are thoughtless and inconsiderate rather than selfish and greedy to agree to work on supply cover for what is, to them, pin money, thus blocking this avenue for the newly qualified.
Mr Cullen said: "He looked after everybody for her while she went out earning pin money for the house.
The measure, which is supposed to restore party independence, will only give politicians extra pin money, said analysts.
Unofficially, there is to be a scalingdown in part-time staff employed on racedays, mainly those cheerful pensioners seeking some pin money, and, probably more likely, some company.
The sight of West Ham fans attacking their own stewards, who turn up for pin money, was shameful.