a hill of beans
Definition of a hill of beans
chiefly US, informal
: something that has little or no value —used in negative statements These proposals don't amount to a hill of beans.
Word by Word Definitions
: a usually rounded natural elevation of land lower than a mountain
: an artificial heap or mound (as of earth)
: several seeds or plants planted in a group rather than a row
: to form into a heap
: to draw earth around the roots or base of
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