two-bit

adjective \ ˈtü-ˈbit \

Definition of two-bit

1 : cheap or trivial of its kind : petty, small-time
  • a two-bit chiseler
2 : of the value of two bits

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First Known Use of two-bit

1802


TWO-BIT Defined for English Language Learners

two-bit

adjective

Definition of two-bit for English Language Learners

  • : not very important or valuable


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