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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: nickel-and-dime(0.01088 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to nickel-and-dime.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: of minor importance; “a nickel-and-dime operation run out of
a single rented room”; “a small-time actor” [syn: small-time]
2: low-paying; “a nickel-and-dime job” [syn: nickel-and-dime(a)]
v 1: spend money frugally; spend as little as possible [syn: penny-pinch]
2: accumulate gradually; “she nickeled-and-dimed together a
small house for her family” English → English (gcide)
nickel-and-dime \nick“el-and-dime”\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
nickel-and-dimed or nickeled-and-dimed; p. pr. & vb. n.
nickel-and-diming or nickeling-and-diming.]
1. To harass or annoy with petty demands or for trivial
reasons; specifically, to insist on minor concessions in a
2. To weaken or impair gradually or by small steps; as, to be
nickel-and-dimed into bankruptcy by the operating
nickel-and-dime \nick“el-and-dime”\, a.
1. Trivial; unimportant; petty; as, nickel-and-dime
2. Involving only small amounts of money; small-time; as, a
nickel-and-dime business operation. [informal]