Chump-change meaning

A small amount of money.
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An insignificant sum of money.
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(chiefly US, idiomatic) A sum of money considered to be insignificant.

He spent $300,000 for his new car, but that's chump change for a billionaire like him.

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(chiefly US, idiomatic) An amount of remuneration, reward, or other monetary recompense considered to be insultingly small.

If you sell one of those cars, your commission will be chump change.

I don't work for chump change. I quit!

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(US, idiomatic, slang) Of or pertaining to something of little monetary value.

We don't have much money, but we can at least pay some of these chump-change bills.

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