sweet Fanny Adams

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Noun1.sweet Fanny Adams - little or nothing at all; "I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger-all"; "I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery"
dirty word, obscenity, smut, filth - an offensive or indecent word or phrase
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
goose egg, nada, naught, nil, nix, nothing, null, zero, zilch, zip, zippo, aught, cypher, cipher - 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"
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Most of us did sweet Fanny Adams about it because we were brought up in a male dominant world.
The murder had inspired the naval slang ' Sweet Fanny Adams' which, in a later avatar, became a profanity.
We face the best part of two days with sweet Fanny Adams on television in terms of live sport.
Big bonuses in the City, Sweet Fanny Adams for the Valleys.'
Frankly, the popularity of the Derby has sweet Fanny Adams to do with who covers the race on the box, as both channels do an excellent job with it.
Sweet Fanny Adams: Fanny Adams was a 19th-century murder victim whose body cut into many pieces.
I've always suspected they spend their time drinking tea and doing sweet Fanny Adams.
She explained herself: "I tell him sweet Fanny Adams." She thought him a tad too free with his labels for her and his prescription pad.