- nothing: we searched everywhere, but found bupkis
- even the smallest amount: doesn't know bupkis about it
Origin of bupkis; from Yiddish bobkes, goat droppings
Also sp. bup′kus, bup′kiss, or bup′kes
A worthless amount; little or nothing.
Origin of bupkisYiddish bobkes, from pl. of bobke, diminutive of bob, bean, of Slavic origin; akin to Polish bób and Russian bob, bean; see bha-bha- in Indo-European roots.