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hill of beans

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noun Informal.

something of trifling value; virtually nothing at all: The problem didn't amount to a hill of beans.

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RELATED WORDS

zip, nothingness, blank, zero, naught, void, nada, nought, diddly-squat, zippo, insignificancy, cent, farthing, penny

Nearby words

hill, hill climb, hill country, hill myna, hill mynah, hill of beans, hill operation, hill station, hill's equation, hill's sign, hill, ambrose powell

Origin of hill of beans

First recorded in 1860–65
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