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adjective as in little

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Instead, Harjo remained in Tulsa, making movies on shoestring budgets about Native characters.

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They are all understaffed, operating on shoestring budgets, and simply cannot afford to lose a grant of $50,000, $100,000 or more.

During his decade in Oakland, Melvin became one of the more respected managers in either league, a veteran known for a steady hand and getting the most out of an Athletics’ roster annually compiled on a shoestring budget.

AmazonIf you’re starting a podcast on a shoestring budget, don’t worry.

She worked tirelessly on a shoestring budget with a staff that peaked around three to identify and set free innocent men behind bars.


On this page you'll find 323 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shoestring, such as: casual, inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, light, and minor.

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