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Definition of nickel-and-dime adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nickel-and-dime

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(North American English, informal) involving only a small amount of money; not important a nickel-and-dime job Word Origin 1930s: originally denoting a shop selling articles costing five or ten cents.
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