small change

small change
n. an insignificant person. (Also a rude term of address.)
Look, small change, why don’t you just move along?
The guy you think is small change happens to own this building you seem to be guarding so well.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • Small Change — Студийный альбом Тома Уэйтса …   Википедия

  • Small Change — Album par Tom Waits Sortie septembre 1976 Enregistrement 15, 19, 20, 21, et 29 juillet 1976 à Wally Heider Recording, Hollywood, CA Durée 49:28 Genre Jazz, Blues …   Wikipédia en Français

  • small change — small′ change′ n. 1) coins of small denomination 2) an insignificant person or thing • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • small change — noun uncount 1. ) someone or something that is not very important 2. ) coins of low value …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • small change — ► NOUN 1) money in the form of coins of low value. 2) something trivial …   English terms dictionary

  • small change — n. 1. coins, esp. those of low denomination 2. something of little value or importance …   English World dictionary

  • Small Change — Infobox Album Name = Small Change Type = studio Artist = Tom Waits Released = September 1976 Recorded = July 15 1976 – July 29 1976 Genre = Jazz Length = 49:28 Label = Asylum Producer = Bones Howe Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • small change — N UNCOUNT Small change is coins of low value. She was counting out 30p, mostly in small change, into my hand …   English dictionary

  • small change — noun a) Coins of little value kept in ones pocket or bag. The cost of toothpaste is small change compared to the cost of dental work. b) A minor or insignificant amount of money. Syn: loose change, spare change …   Wiktionary

  • small change — 1. coins of small denomination. 2. someone or something insignificant or trifling: Those people are small change. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

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