tinker's cuss

See tinker's damn (def. 1).
[1815-25]

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  • tinker's cuss — /tɪŋkəz ˈkʌs/ (say tingkuhz kus) noun Colloquial something worthless or trivial: his opinion is not worth a tinker s cuss. Also, tinker s damn …   Australian English dictionary

  • tinker's cuss — noun see tinker s curse * * * Brit. See tinker s damn (def. 1). [1815 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • tinker's cuss — noun A tinkers damn. Syn: rats arse, nt give a monkeys, tinkers, shit, fuck, fig …   Wiktionary

  • not give a tinker's cuss — (not) give a tinker s cuss British & Australian, old fashioned, American, old fashioned to not be interested in or worried about something or someone. I don t give a tinker s cuss what she thinks, I ll do what I want! (often + question word) He s …   New idioms dictionary

  • give a tinker's cuss — (not) give a tinker s cuss British & Australian, old fashioned, American, old fashioned to not be interested in or worried about something or someone. I don t give a tinker s cuss what she thinks, I ll do what I want! (often + question word) He s …   New idioms dictionary

  • not give a tinker's cuss — verb to be uninterested in something I dont give a tinkers cuss about your opinions, Im doing it my way. Syn: not give a tinkers damn …   Wiktionary

  • Not to care a tinker's cuss — not to care at all (originally US slang (18th C.); representing a US pronunciation of curse) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • not to care a tinker's cuss — Australian Slang not to care at all (originally US slang (18th C.); representing a US pronunciation of curse) …   English dialects glossary

  • care a brass farthing, a damn, a fig, a monkey's toss*, a rap, a tinker's cuss, not to —  Not to care in the slightest …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • tinker — /ˈtɪŋkə / (say tingkuh) noun 1. (formerly) a mender of pots, kettles, pans, etc., usually an itinerant. 2. an act or instance of tinkering: to have a tinker. 3. a small species of mackerel, Pneumatophorus grex, of the Atlantic coast of the US.… …   Australian English dictionary

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