not worth a dime

not worth a dime

slang Worthless; undeserving of even the smallest amount of money. Primarily heard in US. These wild abstract paintings are not worth a dime to me—they give me a headache! That house is not worth a dime, if you ask me. I mean, the ceiling has already partially collapsed, and the foundation is sinking!
See also: dime, not, worth

not worth a dime

 and not worth a red cent
worthless. This land is all swampy. It's not worth a dime. This pen I bought isn't worth a dime. It has no ink.
See also: dime, not, worth