English version

pin money

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpin moneyˈpin ˌmoney noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MONEY British English a small amount of extra money which someone earns to spend on things which they want but do not really need 🔊 She helped her uncle out sometimes just to earn a bit of pin money.
Examples from the Corpus
pin moneyIt helped when I used to do a bit of coal-bag carrying in my spare time to earn some pin money.
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