two bit

two-bit

[too-bit]
adjective Slang.
1.
costing twenty-five cents.
2.
inferior or unimportant; small-time: a two-bit actor.

Origin:
1795–1805, Americanism

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two-bit
 
adj
worth next to nothing; cheap
 
[C20: from the phrase two bits a small sum]

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