have jack-shit

have jack-shit

rude slang To have nothing or only the slightest amount (of something) at all. Often used in negative constructions to emphasize a complete and utter lack of something. I spent a whole day in the library doing research, but I don't have jack-shit to use for my thesis. The cops have been investigating the crime for years, but they still have jack-shit in terms of hard evidence.
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