In so far as that fact justifies the small-fry felon, he is justified.
The small-fry of fishes were wriggling in wonder to find themselves impounded in small pools.
It is the Second-Rates who take kindly to the little people, and are happy in the adulation of the small-fry.
During this big rise these small-fry craft were an intolerable nuisance.
I become your manager, right from the snap of the pistol, and I begin by keepin' you out of small-fry contests.
: This is small-change stuff
Something of little value: So I am now small change in Mamie's scorn (1902+)
[fr coins of small value]