small–time

play
adjective \ˈsmȯl-ˈtīm\

Definition of small–time

  1. :  insignificant in performance, scope, or standing :  petty small–time thieves

small–timer

play \-ˈtī-mər\ noun

1915

First Known Use of small–time

1915


SMALL–TIME Defined for English Language Learners

small–time

play
adjective \ˈsmȯl-ˈtīm\

Definition of small–time for English Language Learners

  • : not very important or successful

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