of little/no account

of no account

Of no or very little importance, significance, or worth. Sure, his writing is OK, but he only published a few articles in some tiny magazine of no account. Don't worry, the investigators on this case are of no account, so I'm confident our involvement will go undetected.
See also: account, no, of

of little/no acˈcount

(formal) not considered important: His past achievements were of no account when it came to competing with the younger men.
See also: account, little, no, of