- coins of small denomination.
- someone or something insignificant or trifling: Those people are small change.
Origin of small change
First recorded in 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for small change
We refer not to small-change, reader, but to physical, material change.The Golden Dream
- coins, esp those of low value
- a person or thing that is not outstanding or important