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tin·ker's damnalso tin·ker's dam (tĭng′kərz)
The smallest degree or amount: property that is not worth a tinker's damn.
[Probably from the reputation of tinkers for cursing.]
slang the slightest heed (esp in the phrase not give a tinker's damn or cuss)
the least bit; hoot; damn: not worth a tinker's damn.
[1830–40; from tinkers' alleged habit of cursing frequently (hence weakening the force of a curse)]
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|Noun||1.||tinker's damn - something of little value; "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"|