Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Money for the pocket or for occasional or trivial expenses.

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Examples

  • Topshop, once the province of teenagers on pocket-money budgets, is adored by women of all ages and incomes for its exceptional designs.

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  • I will give you my pocket-money as reimbursement if there is an emergency! ialways count you as blessed when a flight is missed.

    A call to American Airlines « One Size Fits One

  • This relates to how the magazines can be bought over the counter with no real age restrictions at pocket-money price, and teenage boys have very few lifestyle magazines to choose alternatives from.

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  • I was so taken with them that within a year I had all of them, out of my own pocket-money, despite the fact that they were so intensely expensive compared to the cheap American comics at the local store.

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  • The mother of this little rapscallion thinks she has found the real culprit behind this whole mess: The main thing that needs to be done is for supermarkets to stop offering alcohol at pocket-money prices.

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  • He only had threepence a week pocket-money and half a-crown seemed riches to him.

    Separate

  • She hadn't emptied it since the last time she was in the city, and she hadn't spent all the pocket-money Cameron had given her for that trip.

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  • Like most parents, I have been giving this basic money management advice to my two children since they moved beyond the pocket-money stage and started economic lives of ...

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  • Like most parents, I have been giving this basic money management advice to my two children since they moved beyond the pocket-money stage and started economic lives of their own.

    Patrice Peyret: How to Save $11 Billion on Checking Account Fees in 2010

  • Here, too, however, he was readily exploited by unscrupulous clients, who led him to believe that they were penniless and, as a result, were not only invited to meals at his house but were even provided with weekly pocket-money.

    Helene Simon.

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