- n. a minute amount of money.
I'm getting paid birdseed for all my hard work.
English slang. 2015.
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Birdseed — Bird seed , n. Canary seed, hemp, millet or other small seeds used for feeding caged birds. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
birdseed — (n.) 1736, from BIRD (Cf. bird) (n.1) + SEED (Cf. seed) (n.) … Etymology dictionary
birdseed — [bʉrd′sēd΄] n. seed for feeding small birds … English World dictionary
birdseed — 1. n. a small amount of money. (See also chicken feed.) □ That’s just birdseed compared to what I spend. □ Forty billion is birdseed to a government with a 600 billion dollar budget. 2. n. nonsense. (Based on BS.) □ Cut the birdseed. I’m not… … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
birdseed — noun Seed, usually constituting a mixture from several species of plant, set out as food for birds. If you set out birdseed in the winter, cardinals will be encouraged to overwinter … Wiktionary
birdseed — noun Date: 1840 a mixture of seeds (as of hemp, millet, and sunflowers) used for feeding caged and wild birds … New Collegiate Dictionary
birdseed — /berrd seed /, n. 1. any seed or mixture of seeds used for feeding birds. 2. the seed of a grass, Phalaris canariensis, used as food for birds. [1830 40; BIRD + SEED] * * * … Universalium
birdseed — bird|seed [ˈbə:dsi:d US ˈbə:rd ] n [U] a mixture of seeds for feeding birds … Dictionary of contemporary English
birdseed — bird|seed [ bɜrd,sid ] noun uncount seeds that you give to birds as food … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
birdseed — n. seeds for birds to feed on, bird food … English contemporary dictionary