What does nickel-and-dime mean?

Definitions for nickel-and-dime

Here are all the 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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nickel-and-dime in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nickel-and-dime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roger Stanton:

    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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