Not to care a tinker's cuss

Not to care a tinker's cuss
not to care at all (originally US slang (18th C.); representing a US pronunciation of curse)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • not to care a tinker's cuss — Australian Slang not to care at all (originally US slang (18th C.); representing a US pronunciation of curse) …   English dialects glossary

  • care a brass farthing, a damn, a fig, a monkey's toss*, a rap, a tinker's cuss, not to —  Not to care in the slightest …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • not give a tinker's curse (or cuss or damn) — informal not care at all. → tinker …   English new terms dictionary

  • tinker — 1 noun (C) 1 someone who travels from place to place selling things or repairing metal pots, pans etc 2 BrE old fashioned a disobedient or annoying young child 3 not give a tinker s curse/cuss BrE spoken not give a tinker s damn AmE spoken to not …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tinker — noun 1》 an itinerant mender of pots, kettles, etc. 2》 Brit., chiefly derogatory a Gypsy or other person living in an itinerant community. 3》 Brit. informal a mischievous child. 4》 an act of tinkering with something. verb (tinker with) attempt in… …   English new terms dictionary

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