a very small amount of money.
shoestrings. shoestring potatoes.
consisting of or characterized by a small amount of money: living on a shoestring budget.
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slight, faint, weak, tiny, gentle, mild, thin, sparse, moderate, soft, casual, lesser, narrow-minded, frivolous, minor, worthless, insignificant, irrelevant, immaterial, meaningless
- shoemaker-levy 9,
- shoestring catch,
- shoestring potatoes,
- shoestring root rot,
- shoestring tackle,
Origin of shoestring
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