of minor importance
"a nickel-and-dime operation run out of a single rented room"; "a small-time actor"
"a nickel-and-dime job"
spend money frugally; spend as little as possible
"she nickeled-and-dimed together a small house for her family"
To harass or annoy with petty demands or for trivial reasons; specifically, to insist on minor concessions in a negotiation.
The numerical value of nickel-and-dime in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of nickel-and-dime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What Mr. Dennis may have thought was a nickel and dime theft was, in the end, the equivalent of a major bank heist, now, he will be a convicted felon who must repay all the stolen money.
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