Definition of pittance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pittance

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈpɪtns//
 
[usually singular]
 
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a very small amount of money that someone receives, for example as their pay, and that is hardly enough to live on to pay someone a pittance to work for a pittance She could barely survive on the pittance she received as a pension.
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