Definitions for nickel-and-dime

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word nickel-and-dime

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nickel-and-dime, small-time(adj)

    of minor importance

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

  2. nickel-and-dime(a)(verb)


    "a nickel-and-dime job"

  3. penny-pinch, nickel-and-dime(verb)

    spend money frugally; spend as little as possible

  4. nickel-and-dime(verb)

    accumulate gradually

    "she nickeled-and-dimed together a small house for her family"


  1. nickel-and-dime(v. t.)

    To harass or annoy with petty demands or for trivial reasons; specifically, to insist on minor concessions in a negotiation.


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