1A small sum of money for spending on inessentials.
- When they moved out, shame-free Adrienne started making inquiries about government compensation for her lost pin money.
- Far from ‘having it all’ - the career, the husband, the kids - it seems that working motherhood, for many women, means a part-time job, pin money and some activity outside the home.
- My husband didn't like me to work full time, so I was cleaning banks and doctors' surgeries for pin money.
1.1 historical An allowance to a woman from her husband for clothing and other personal expenses.
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