give a tinker's damn
Definition of give a tinker's damn
: to be interested in or concerned about something —used in negative statements He obviously doesn't give a tinker's damn about what happens.
Word by Word Definitions
: to make a present of
: to grant or bestow by formal action
: to accord or yield to another
: capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility
: the ability of a material to bend or stretch
: to work in the manner of a tinker
: to repair, adjust, or work with something in an unskilled or experimental manner : fiddle
: to repair, adjust, or experiment with
: a usually itinerant mender of household utensils
: an unskillful mender : bungler
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