A worthless amount; little or nothing.
We searched everywhere, but found bupkis.
Even the smallest amount.
Doesn't know bupkis about it.
Origin of bupkis
- Yiddish bobkes from pl. of bobke diminutive of bob bean of Slavic origin Polish bób Russian bob bean bha-bhā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition