small potatoes

noun

Definition of small potatoes

US, informal

  1. :  someone or something that is not important or impressive Last week's storm was small potatoes compared to the blizzard we had two years ago.

Word by Word Definitions

smallplay
  1. :  having comparatively little size or slight dimensions

    :  lowercase

    :  minor in influence, power, or rank

  1. :  in or into small pieces

    :  without force or loudness

    :  in a small manner

  1. :  a part smaller and especially narrower than the remainder

    :  small-sized products

    :  smallclothes

potatoplay potatoes
  1. :  sweet potato

    :  an erect South American herb (Solanum tuberosum) of the nightshade family widely cultivated for its edible starchy tuber

    :  the tuber of a potato —called also Irish potato, spud, white potato


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