nothing to sneeze at

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nothing to sneeze at

Not something that should be ignored, dismissed, or treated with disdain; something that is not inconsequential. She never really had a chance of winning, but the amount of votes she managed to muster is truly nothing to sneeze at. Sure, a hundred bucks isn't a huge amount to have won, but it's definitely nothing to sneeze at!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

nothing to sneeze at

 and nothing to be sneezed
See also: nothing, sneeze, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

nothing to sneeze at

n. no small amount of money; something not inconsequential. It’s not a lot of money, but it’s nothing to sneeze at.
See also: nothing, sneeze, to
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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References in classic literature ?
"Well," ejaculated the staring Major, "I never heard before that a service revolver was a thing to be sneezed at."
NOT TO BE SNEEZED AT: Passing on germs MARTIN LEE/REX FEATURES
Arnovick's "It's Nothing To Be Sneezed At: Discursization in the Polite Bless You!" in Diachronic Pragmatics: Seven Case Studies in English Illocutionary Development (1999).