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tinker's damn

noun \-ˈdam\

Simple Definition of tinker's damn

  • : the smallest possible amount

Full Definition of tinker's damn

  1. :  a minimum amount or degree (as of care) <didn't give a tinker's damn about poetry — James Blish>

Variants of tinker's damn

also tinker's dam play \-ˈdam\

Origin of tinker's damn

probably from the tinkers' reputation for blasphemy


First Known Use: 1839


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