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English definition of “nickel-and-dime”

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 dispute Of 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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