worth a tinker's damn

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Definition of worth a tinker's damn

US, informal
: be good, valuable, or important enough for (something/someone) used in negative statements If you ask me, his opinions aren't worth a tinker's damn.

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“Worth a tinker's damn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worth%20a%20tinker%27s%20damn. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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