Spending money
Spending Spend"ing, n. The act of expending; expenditure. [1913 Webster]

{Spending money}, money set apart for extra (not necessary) personal expenses; pocket money. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • spending money — or[pocket money] {n.} Money that is given to a person to spend. * /When the seniors went to New York City on a trip, each was given $10 in spending money./ * /Father gave John a nickel in pocket money when he went to the store with Mother./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • spending money — or[pocket money] {n.} Money that is given to a person to spend. * /When the seniors went to New York City on a trip, each was given $10 in spending money./ * /Father gave John a nickel in pocket money when he went to the store with Mother./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • spending money — ➔ money * * * spending money UK US noun [U] ► money that you can spend on activities you enjoy, entertainment, personal things, etc.: »We had a small fund saved to use for spending money on vacation …   Financial and business terms

  • spending\ money — • spending money • pocket money noun Money that is given to a person to spend. When the seniors went to New York City on a trip, each was given $10 in spending money. Father gave John a nickel in pocket money when he went to the store with mother …   Словарь американских идиом

  • spending money — spending .money n [U] money that you have available to spend on the things you want rather than need …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spending money — spending ,money noun uncount money that you spend on things you want, not on things such as food and bills …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spending money — n. money for small personal expenses …   English World dictionary

  • spending money — noun cash for day to day spending on incidental expenses • Syn: ↑pocket money, ↑pin money • Hypernyms: ↑cash, ↑hard cash, ↑hard currency * * * noun [noncount] : extra money that you can spend on whatever you want …   Useful english dictionary

  • spending money — N UNCOUNT Spending money is money that you have or are given to spend on personal things for pleasure, especially when you are on holiday. Jo will use her winnings as spending money on her holiday to the Costa Brava …   English dictionary

  • spending money — n. cash, as opposed to money in the bank. □ I’m a little short of spending money at the present. Could I borrow ten dollars? □ I don’t have any spending money either …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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