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zilch

 (zĭlch) Slang
n.
1. Zero; nothing.
2. A person regarded as being insignificant; a nonentity.
adj.
Amounting to nothing; nil: "Business was zilch" (New York).

[Perhaps from alteration of z(ero) + (n)il.]

zilch

(zɪltʃ)
n
1. nothing
2. (General Sporting Terms) sport US and Canadian nil
[C20: of uncertain origin]

zilch

(zɪltʃ)

n.
Slang. zero; nothing.
[1965–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zilch - a quantity of no importancezilch - a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
relative quantity - a quantity relative to some purpose
nihil - (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ); "nihil habet"

zilch

noun
1. Slang. No thing; not anything:
Informal: zero.
Slang: nix.
Archaic: aught.
2. Slang. A totally insignificant person:
Informal: pip-squeak, zero.
Slang: shrimp.
Translations

zilch

[zɪltʃ] Nnada de nada
these shares are worth zilchestas acciones no valen nada de nada, estas acciones no valen ni cinco
Mark knows zilch about artMark no sabe absolutamente nada sobre arte
he's a real zilch (US) → es un cero a la izquierda

zilch

n (inf: = nothing) → nix (inf)
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