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spending money

money for small personal expenses.
1590-1600 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for spending money
  • spending money on bandages to the problem is not a logical solution.
  • So giving them jobs by spending money on the things they make isn't helping them at all.
  • There is no point spending money on something that is imaginary.
  • It involves spending money for absolutely no benefit.
  • Doesn't mean you should stop spending money on finding out more about how our wonderful universe is put together.
  • What would really justify spending money on is an energy monitor for heating and cooling.
  • Fund raising is under way to raise additional money for clothing, personal spending money, and return airfare.
  • He is familiar with one group drawn to the services: poor graduate students seeking spending money.
  • spending money you do not have does not make this a civilized country it makes you broke.
  • He uses his teaching fee as spending money, he says.
British Dictionary definitions for spending money

spending money

an allowance for small personal expenses; pocket money
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for spending money

spending money


Cash that one is allowed or able to spend

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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