walking-around money

walking-around money
/waw"king euh rownd"/
1. money that is carried on the person for routine expenses and minor emergencies; pocket money.
2. Also called street money. Political Slang. cash sums given by political managers, district leaders, or the like, to grass-roots workers and others for expenses incurred while canvassing for votes or doing other chores before an election.
[1975-80, for def. 2]

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Universalium. 2010.