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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any small portion or meager allowance.

Usage examples (33)
  • The worker struggled for hours with the task and received a pittance for her effort.
  • They work all day for a mere pittance
  • As he's presently unemployed, my pittance is helping keep food on the table.
  • Or should be grateful for whatever pittance is tossed their general direction despite the fact no other industry "expects" this. for more
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