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small beer

noun

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  1. something of little importance <the money we spend on cable is small beer compared to the mortgage payment we have to come up with every month> Synonyms bagatelle, child's play, frippery, nonproblem, nothing, picayune, shuck(s), trifle, small change, trivialityRelated Words naught (also nought), nothingness, smoke, zero; peanuts, pittance, song, straw, two bits; bunk, claptrap, drivel, folly, fribble, fudge, hogwash, humbug, humbuggery, nonsense, piffle, rot, trash, trivia; bit, crumb, dab, dram, lick, mite, ounce, particle, pinhead, scintilla, shred, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), soupçon, speck, spot, tad, touch, trace




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