small change

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Coins of little value kept in one's pocket or bag. (idiomatic) A minor or insignificant amount of money. The cost of toothpaste is small change compared to the cost of dental work. Usage notes[edit] This idiom can also used in the negative to indicate a great deal of money: The car he wants costs $38,000, and that's no small change.