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two-bit

Insignificant. "Two bits" is a term for 25 cents, based on an older division of a dollar into eight "bits." Oh, Frank's just a two-bit criminal—he never could have masterminded an elaborate scheme like this.
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two-bit

mod. cheap; small-time. Max is just a two-bit pusher. I want Mr. Big.
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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