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English definition of “nickel-and-dime”


adjective     /ˌnɪk.l̩.ənˈdaɪm/ US informal
describes something that is not important, usually because it does not involve much money: a nickel-and-dime disputeOf little or less importance
(Definition of nickel-and-dime adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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