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Definition of nickel-and-dime

nickel-and-dime

verb - transitive

  • to impoverish someone through small expenses.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "I Can't Stan You", American Dad! (TV), Season 3 Episode 17 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 17 2016. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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Definitions include: very common.
Definitions include: a very attractive person; "a perfect ten".
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Other terms relating to 'nickel':

Definitions include: five dollars' worth of an illegal drug.
Definitions include: $5 worth of drugs
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Definitions include: rural US slang for a kiss.

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