Synonyms of nickel and dime


1. penny-pinch, nickel-and-dime, spend, expend, drop

usage: spend money frugally; spend as little as possible

2. nickel-and-dime, scrape, scrape up, scratch, come up

usage: accumulate gradually; "she nickeled-and-dimed together a small house for her family"


1. nickel-and-dime, small-time, unimportant (vs. important)

usage: of minor importance; "a nickel-and-dime operation run out of a single rented room"; "a small-time actor"

2. nickel-and-dime(prenominal), cheap (vs. expensive), inexpensive

usage: low-paying; "a nickel-and-dime job"

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