red cent


red cent
Synonyms and related words:
C, C-note, G, G-note, a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, bagatelle, bauble, bean, bibelot, bit, brass farthing, buck, button, cartwheel, cent, century, copper, curio, dime, dollar, dollar bill, farce, farthing, feather, fifty cents, fig, fin, fish, five cents, five hundred dollars, five-dollar bill, five-hundred-dollar bill, five-spot, fiver, fleabite, folderol, four bits, fribble, frippery, frogskin, gaud, gewgaw, gimcrack, grand, hair, half G, half a C, half dollar, half grand, halfpenny, hill of beans, hundred-dollar bill, iron man, jest, joke, kickshaw, knickknack, knickknackery, mill, minikin, mockery, molehill, nickel, penny, peppercorn, picayune, pin, pinch of snuff, pinprick, quarter, rap, row of pins, rush, sawbuck, shit, silver dollar, skin, smacker, snap, sneeshing, sou, straw, ten cents, ten-spot, tenner, thousand dollars, thousand-dollar bill, toy, trifle, trinket, triviality, tuppence, twenty-dollar bill, twenty-five cents, two bits, two cents, two-dollar bill, two-spot, twopence, whim-wham, yard

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • red cent — ☆ red cent n. Informal a cent; penny; trifling amount: esp. in not worth a red cent, not give a red cent, etc …   English World dictionary

  • red cent — red′ cent′ n. inf a cent as representative of triviality • Etymology: 1830–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • red cent — obsolete type of copper penny, first recorded 1839, American English ( red has been the color of copper since ancient times) …   Etymology dictionary

  • red cent — noun something of little value his promise is not worth a damn not worth one red cent not worth shucks • Syn: ↑damn, ↑darn, ↑hoot, ↑shit, ↑shucks, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • red cent — {n. phr.} The one cent coin; a copper coin; very little money. * /Poor Oscar is so broke he doesn t have a red cent to his name./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • red cent — {n. phr.} The one cent coin; a copper coin; very little money. * /Poor Oscar is so broke he doesn t have a red cent to his name./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • red cent — Informal. a cent, as representative of triviality: His promise isn t worth a red cent. [1830 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • red\ cent — n. phr. the one cent coin; a copper coin; very little money. Poor Oscar is so broke he doesn t have a red cent to his name …   Словарь американских идиом

  • red cent — noun A very small amount of money. I wouldnt pay one red cent for a ticket …   Wiktionary

  • red cent — noun N. Amer. 1》 a one cent coin, formerly made of copper. 2》 [usu. with negative] the smallest amount of money …   English new terms dictionary