Pittance

n. a meager portion of anything, especially an allowance or salary

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SAT Vocabulary Words and Definitions — Pittance

Sentences

  1. Even though they paid him a pittance for painting their house, he preferred it to working in the factory.
  2. The fundraiser was largely funded by donations and run by volunteers and teachers earning a pittance.

Synonyms

  • a tiny amount
  • next to nothing
  • very little

Antonyms

  • generous amount
  • plenty