tinpot

tin-pot

[tin-pot]
adjective
inferior; paltry; shoddy.

Origin:
1765–75; from the believed inferior quality of a tin pot

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tinpot (ˈtɪnˌpɒt)
 
adj
1.  inferior, cheap, or worthless
2.  paltry; unimportant

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