- \\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
Etymology: two bits1. : of the value of two bits
a two-bit cigar2. : of small worth or importance : trifling, petty, small-time
the attitude of a lot of the big cattlemen was that the two-bit ranchers were a nuisance — Bruce Siberts & W.D.Wyman
* * */tooh"bit'/, adj. Slang.1. costing twenty-five cents.2. inferior or unimportant; small-time: a two-bit actor.[1795-1805, Amer.]
* * *twoˈ-bit adjective (N American)Cheap, paltry• • •Main Entry: ↑two
* * *not very good, or not importantThesaurus: unimportantsynonym not very goodsynonym
* * *two-bit «TOO BIHT», adjective. U.S. Slang.1. worth a quarter of a dollar: »
There's a man…always got a good story and a two-bit cigar for you (Sinclair Lewis).2. Figurative. cheap; worthless: »
I admit that two-bit judge is short on ritual sense (Saturday Evening Post).
* * *adj. [attrib.] informal insignificant, cheap, or worthless
some two-bit town
* * */ˈtuːˈbıt/ adj, always used before a nouninformal : not very important or valuable
a two-bit thief/town/opinion
* * *not good or important
She wanted to be more than just a two-bit secretary.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.