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peanuts

/ (ˈpiːˌnʌts) /
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noun
slang a trifling amount of money
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Cultural definitions for peanuts

“Peanuts”

A popular comic strip drawn by Charles M. Schulz. The world of Peanuts is populated by pint-sized versions of adults: perennial optimist and born loser Charlie Brown; bossy, loud-mouthed Lucy; gentle Linus with his security blanket; Schroeder, the brooding piano player; and many others.

notes for “Peanuts”

Perhaps the most popular character is the beagle Snoopy, Charlie Brown's dog, who is often accompanied by his feathered friend, Woodstock.
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