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pocket moneynoun [U]

uk   us  

pocket money noun [U] (CHILD'S MONEY)

B1 mainly UK (US allowance) an amount of money that parents regularly give to their child to spend as they choose: My mum gives me £5 a week pocket money.

pocket money noun [U] (ADULT'S MONEY)

money for spending on your own personal things: I make a little pocket money delivering catalogues. UK informal not enough money: I work really hard at this job, and all I get paid is pocket money.
Translations of “pocket money”
in Korean 용돈…
in Arabic مَصْروف الجَيْب…
in Portuguese mesada, dinheiro para pequenos gastos…
in Catalan setmanada (per als nens)…
in Japanese 小遣い, ポケットマネー…
in Italian paghetta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 孩子的錢, 零用錢…
in Russian карманные деньги…
in Turkish cep harçlığı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 孩子的钱, 零花钱…
in Polish kieszonkowe…
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