pocket money


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pocket money

n.
Money for incidental or minor expenses.
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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
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pock′et mon`ey


n.
money for small current expenses.
[1625–35]
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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"
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in classic literature ?
"Uncle Mac has put all your affairs into my hands now, and here is your month's pocket money. You keep your own little accounts, I suppose?"
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.
It must be so nice to have pocket money! I'll have a grand feast, for I haven't tasted a lime this week.
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.
"Sire, the five hundred thousand livres over will serve as pocket money for his Royal Highness.
I have no pocket money and no pockets, and all the stars are my trinkets."
But don't panic - it all starts with pocket money and a few simple strategies to follow which they'll take with them through to adult life.
POCKET money and how to spend it can be a source of tension for many families.
PESHAWAR -- The students of Peshawar Model Schools Boys-I and II section here presented a cheque of Rs2, 50, 000 donation from their pocket money for Diamir Bhasha dam fund during their visit at Governor House Peshawar.
ARENTS are forking out an average of more than PS350 a year on pocket money for each of their kids.