n. A meager portion of anything, especially an allowance or salary
Synonyms and Antonyms
Synonyms- allowance, bit, pension, portion, chicken feed (slang)
Antonyms- bundle, fortune, mint, wad
The young boy was upset to receive such a small pittance after he had worked so hard all day mowing the neighbors' lawns.
Although the salary was just a pittance, the humanitarian was satisfied with his work be cause he got to help others.
Your Salary Making You Feel Small ?