Red-cent definition

Insignificant value.

Not worth a red cent.

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(informal) A cent; penny; trifling amount.
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(US) A copper penny.
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(US, colloquial) A very small amount of money.

I wouldn't pay one red cent for a ticket.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
red-cent
Plural:
red-cents

Origin of red-cent

  • Probably from the color of the copper in which the coin was minted.

    From Wiktionary