nickel-and-dime nickel-and-dime

Definition(s):

  1. (v) spend money frugally; spend as little as possible
  2. (v) accumulate gradually
  3. (adj) of minor importance
  4. (adj) low-paying

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Usage(s):

  1. No one knows the total take from this sort of nickel-and-dime thievery, but industry rumors range as high as $350 million every year.
  2. No secret is it that Lou Maxon got most of his big accounts by first soliciting only the nickel-and-dime end of their business: direct-mail advertising.
  3. Cuts on that scale cannot be carried out by any nickel-and-dime process.

News

  • Airplane seat concept adjusts to your size, lets airlines nickel-and-dime you to death

    Seymourpowell-designed Morph aircraft seat concept adjusts for different sized passengers. Sounds good, right? Too bad it'll give airlines more opportunities to charge an arm and a leg for a seat. The post Airplane seat concept adjusts to your size, lets airlines nickel-and-dime you to death appeared first on Digital Trends .
    on November 13, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

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