sou markee


sou mar·​kee
or less commonly soo markee : something of little or no value : continental
not worth a sou markee

Word History


French sou marquė, literally, marked sou

First Known Use

circa 1722, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sou markee was circa 1722

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“Sou markee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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