a hill of beans with negative N. Amer.

a hill of beans with negative N. Amer.
informal
something of little importance or value.
hill

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • hill — noun a naturally raised area of land, not as high or craggy as a mountain. ↘a heap or mound. verb form into a heap. ↘bank up (a plant) with soil. Phrases a hill of beans [with negative] N. Amer. informal something of little importance or value.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • native American — native American, adj. a person born in the United States. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * ▪ indigenous peoples of Canada and United States Introduction also called  American Indian,  Amerindian,  Amerind,  Indian,  Aboriginal American,  or  First Nation… …   Universalium

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