pocket money


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pocket money

n.
Money for incidental or minor expenses.

pocket money

n
1. Brit a small weekly sum of money given to children by parents as an allowance
2. money for day-to-day spending, incidental expenses, etc

pock′et mon`ey


n.
money for small current expenses.
[1625–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pocket money - cash for day-to-day spending on incidental expensespocket 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
kapesné
lommepenge
taskuraha
דמי כיס
džeparac
ポケットマネー
용돈
žepnina
fickpengar
เงินติดกระเป๋า
tiền tiêu vặt

pocket money

n (of child) → paghetta

pocket money

مَصْرُوف الـجَيْب kapesné lommepenge Taschengeld χαρτζιλίκι dinero de bolsillo taskuraha argent de poche džeparac denaro per le piccole spese ポケットマネー 용돈 zakgeld lommepenger kieszonkowe mesada карманные деньги fickpengar เงินติดกระเป๋า cep harçlığı tiền tiêu vặt 零用钱
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Uncle Mac has put all your affairs into my hands now, and here is your month's pocket money.
I improved it greatly by practice in secret after I left school, and I ended by making it a source of profit and pocket money to me when I entered the medical profession.
Everything found, you know; the six shillings is only pocket money, to do what you like with, paid monthly.
1610, a fact which proved that they were guilders of Van Baerle the father and of Van Baerle the grandfather; but we will inform the reader at once that these three or four hundred thousand guilders were only the pocket money, or sort of purse, for Cornelius van Baerle, the hero of this story, as his landed property in the province yielded him an income of about ten thousand guilders a year.
Dick wondered who paid for these excursions, and at the thought that the reprobate must get his pocket money where he got his board and lodging, from poor Esther's generosity, he had it almost in his heart to knock the old gentleman down.
I have no pocket money and no pockets, and all the stars are my trinkets.
All my pocket money had been spent on it, and as bulbs were dear and my weekly allowance small, in a fatal hour I had borrowed from Fraulein Wundermacher, selling her my independence, passing utterly into her power, forced as a result till my next birthday should come round to an unnatural suavity of speech and manner in her company, against which my very soul revolted.
THE current weekly pocket money for eight to 15-year-olds has fallen by 2.
WAGES may be rising as the economy picks up, but parents are still putting the squeeze on pocket money as figures show it has fallen by 2.
PARENTS in the West Midlands are giving their children the smallest amount of pocket money in the country.
FEWER children are getting pocket money - and those who do are worse off than last year, a survey found.