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Red cent   /rɛd sɛnt/   Listen
Red cent

Something of little value.  Synonyms: damn, darn, hoot, shit, shucks, tinker's dam, tinker's damn.  "Not worth one red cent" , "Not worth shucks"

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"Red cent" Quotes from Famous Books

... this one, and he's rich as mud. He gave you the five thousand; but this is a last instalment—you won't get another red cent.' ...
— The Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No. V, May, 1863 - Devoted to Literature and National Policy • Various

... all. Preaching and philanthropy is their business. They get so much a year for doing it. I don't believe St. Jude's pays Mrs. Stanhope a red cent. There now, and if she isn't paid, she's right not to work. Amen ...
— The Man Between • Amelia E. Barr

Words linked to "Red cent" :   worthlessness, ineptitude

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