pittance definition

  • noun:
    • A meager financial allowance, wage, or remuneration.
    • a rather touch: not a pittance of remorse.
    • A small allowance of refreshments; a scanty meal.
    • A meagre allowance of money or wages.
    • a little bit.
    • An allowance of meals bestowed in charity; chaos of victuals; hence, a small charity gift; a dole.
    • A meager section, volume, or allowance; an inconsiderable salary or settlement.
    • An allowance or dole of food and drink; therefore, any tiny portion or allowance assigned or given, whether of meals or cash; allowance; supply; dole.
    • An allowance of food or cash bestowed in charity; a little non-profit gift or payment.
    • a little portion or volume; a morsel.
    • an inadequate payment

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