two-bit

adjective
\ ˈtü-ˈbit How to pronounce two-bit (audio) \

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

First Known Use of two-bit

1802, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Two-bit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/two-bit. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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two-bit

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of two-bit

informal : not very important or valuable

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