nickel-and-dime : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v spend money frugally; spend as little as possible
- v accumulate gradually
- s of minor importance
a nickel-and-dime operation run out of a single rented room
- s low-paying
a nickel-and-dime job
- The clever nickel-and-dime upgrade strategy isn't all that Radio Shack has in store for XMODS enthusiasts.
- On the way up, Kresge pioneered in giving his employees sick pay and paid vacations, in 1925 was the first to discard the strict nickel-and-dime rule, began offering goods from 250 .
- 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.
News & Articles
- 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 .
Nov. 13, 2013 - Digital Trends