spending money


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spending money

A small amount of money one carries to spend on nonessential things. I give the kids 10 bucks at the start of the week as a bit of spending money. If they spend it all, then that's all they get till the next Monday. The company has given me a bit of spending money while I'm here, so why don't we go find somewhere nice to eat?
See also: money, spend

spending money

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.
See also: money, spend

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?
See also: money, spend
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Children in Scotland have seen the biggest jump in pocket money during the past 21 years, with their spending money soaring by 595%.
It added that spending money soared by 23 times the rate of inflation between 2003 and 2004, rising from an average of pounds 5.79 a week to pounds 7.82.
We're doing it by being very, very disciplined; spending money where we believe it makes a difference, but also giving young players a chance and believing in ourselves and our values.
WE asked people whether the government should be spending money on creating a second lane on the A1, north of Newcastle.
The over-50s splash the most cash on comfortable travel and accommodation, peaking in the 60-69 age group at PS794 for the cost of the break, plus PS454 in spending money (total PS1,248pp).
M&S said the London figure was high due to the large amount of spending money needed - pounds 596 a week.
Those undertaking trips are budgeting on spending money of pounds 41 per person per day, or pounds 287 a week.
It's not because I'm against spending money, I have nothing against spending money.
PUPILS in Coventry are missing out on music because schools are spending money set aside for music lessons on other things, say union reps.
Skiers are looking for ways to make their winter holidays more affordable, and what could be better than a ski package that includes EUR50 spending money when you arrive in resort as well as free ski/snowboard hire, free boot hire, free ski jacket, trouser and helmet hire and even lift passes and insurance too?
"You cannot just win the title by spending money but Chelsea won for two years spending big, big money.
A NEW scheme has been launched to help parents save for their children while spending money.
The average monthly spending money for Japanese salaried male workers has fallen to the lowest level in 22 years, GE Consumer Finance Co.
All of these things can help you find extra spending money.