Definition of pocket money noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    pocket money

    BrE BrE//ˈpɒkɪt mʌni//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːkɪt mʌni//
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  1. 1(especially British English) (also allowance especially in North American English) a small amount of money that parents give their children, usually every week or every month
  2. 2a small amount of money that you can spend on things you need or want compare spending money
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pocket money