nothing burger

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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Its a big nothing burger. Scott Dibble, DFL state senator: I dont see a connection to that.
Before Donald Trump Jr acknowledged there was a Clintonrelated aspect to his meeting, White House chief-of-staff Reince Priebus, cast the scandal aside as "a big nothing burger".