nuisance value

noun

Definition of nuisance value

: value, importance, or usefulness arising from a capacity to annoy, frustrate, harass, or injure atolls and islands having a high nuisance value— W. V. Pratt the business of the minor parties is to develop so great a nuisance value that one of the major parties will take over their programs— H. S. Commager alert to opportunities to institute representative suits solely for their nuisance value— G. B. Hurff

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“Nuisance value.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nuisance%20value. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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