nothing burger

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nothing burger

Something completely insignificant, especially that which was previously hyped or promised to be very significant. The pundits have been rehashing this for months, but it's a total nothing burger. Don't worry, his allegations are a complete nothing burger—I wasn't even in the office that day.
See also: burger, nothing
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Let me ask you this: Would a story that unpacks a list of tiresome words and phrases be impactful or a nothingburger? Worse, could it just be fake news?