Synonyms for nickel-and-dime

Synonyms for (verb) nickel-and-dime

Synonyms: nickel-and-dime

Definition: accumulate gradually

Usage: she nickeled-and-dimed together a small house for her family

Similar words: come up, scrape, scrape up, scratch

Definition: gather (money or other resources) together over time

Usage: She had scraped together enough money for college; they scratched a meager living


Synonyms: penny-pinch, nickel-and-dime

Definition: spend money frugally; spend as little as possible

Similar words: spend, expend, drop

Definition: pay out

Usage: spend money

Synonyms for (adjective) nickel-and-dime

Synonyms: nickel-and-dime

Definition: low-paying

Usage: a nickel-and-dime job

Similar words: inexpensive, cheap

Definition: relatively low in price or charging low prices

Usage: it would have been cheap at twice the price; inexpensive family restaurants


Synonyms: nickel-and-dime, small-time

Definition: of minor importance

Usage: a nickel-and-dime operation run out of a single rented room; a small-time actor

Similar words: unimportant

Definition: not important

Usage: a relatively unimportant feature of the system; the question seems unimportant