two bits


plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: the value of a quarter of a dollar
: something of small worth or importance

Word History

First Known Use

1730, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of two bits was in 1730

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“Two bits.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition

two bits

noun singular or plural
: the value of a quarter of a dollar

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