white chip

noun

1
: a white-colored poker chip usually of minimum value
2
: a thing or quantity of little worth

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Add chocolate chips and brandy (and nuts, if using) to one bowl and white chips and crème de cacao to the other. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Dec. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of white chip was in 1897

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Cite this Entry

“White chip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20chip. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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