not worth a... phr.
[14C+] in addition to the most popular combs. listed separately below, there are a number of terms listed at the relevant n. (e.g. not worth a bumper under bumper n.4 ), plus a number of less common phrs. are listed below here, all meaning worthless, useless (and occas. used without ‘not’ to mean the same thing), e.g. that’s worth a whoop in hell; see also the adv. phrs. listed at worth a... phr.; examples are listed alphabetically rather than by date and the dating for these combinations can be anything from mid-16C to 1990s+.