no great shakes

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Definition of no great shakes

informal
: not very good or skillful at something He's no great shakes as a poker player.

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“No great shakes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20great%20shakes. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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