small-time

adjective
\ ˈsmȯl-ˈtīm How to pronounce small-time (audio) \

Definition of small-time

: insignificant in performance, scope, or standing : petty small-time thieves

Other Words from small-time

small-timer \ ˈsmȯl-​ˈtī-​mər How to pronounce small-time (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of small-time

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Small-time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/small-time. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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