walking-around money


Also found in: Wikipedia.
Related to walking-around money: Management by Walking Around

walk′ing-around′ mon`ey


n.
pocket money.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Another insider said that Jackson's kids were mostly paying for themselves, with their own money and they also get 15,000 dollars to 20,000 dollars every month just in walking-around money. ( ANI )
She opened a bank account in London to ease the transactions and provide a little walking-around money when she visited town.
I hesitate to suggest that readers who are able to should consider stealthily withdrawing a month's worth of walking-around money from their accounts.
However, even if proven, $160,000 of alleged corruption is hardly on the scale of the DFI's $8.8 billion, which the Coalition Provisional Authority used as walking-around money during the first year of the occupation.
"Dennis Ross, who was Middle East negotiator for the first President Bush and President Clinton, and now heads the Washington Institute for Near East Policy [says that] Arafat's 'walking-around money' financed a vast patronage system.
A salary of pounds 20,000 a week even when you are living in the Mailbox, funding a couple of Mercs, designer clothes and dinner in Brum's best eateries should still leave you with about pounds 5,000 a week walking-around money.
"They want customization." Given the continuing economic slump, companies that buy time on the tube don't have too much walking-around money.
The international situation complicates matters further, with Turkey ready to intervene (with at least tacit Iranian and Syrian support) if the Kurdish autonomous area declares its independence, and with Iranian agents spreading walking-around money throughout the country, but especially among the Shia factions in the south.
Ed Rollins called to say he had some leftover walking-around money from the New Jersey governor's race.
Well, as Nixon remarked to John Mitchell in a letter of February 1972: "I can't pay you what you are worth." This statement turned out to be true; the Nixonites went overseas for their walking-around money, drumming up grubby bundles from Chile, from the Greek junta and the Marcos family, among others.