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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?
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.