pittance

US [ˈpɪt(ə)ns]
UK ['pɪt(ə)ns]
  • n.微薄的工资;极少的报酬
  • Web微薄的薪俸;微薄的收入;少量
Plural Form:pittances  
pittance
n.
1.
微薄的工资;极少的报酬a very small amount of money that sb receives, for example as a wage, and that is hardly enough to live on
to pay sb a pittance
付给某人菲薄的工资
to work for a pittance
为一点小钱而工作

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