small-timer
noun see small-time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • small-timer — noun A person who is limited to small, limited, petty or unimportant scale of things. If hes smooth, he dont have to worry too much about the cops, because hes such a small timer, and when they come around, he cooperates. The cops always want the …   Wiktionary

  • small-timer — small tim·er …   English syllables

  • small-timer — “+ə(r) noun Etymology: small time + er : one that is small time or belongs to a small time group * * * small timˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑small …   Useful english dictionary

  • small-time — adj small time crook/gangster etc a criminal who is not involved in large or serious crimes >small timer n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • small-time — small timer, n. /smawl tuym /, adj. of modest or insignificant size, importance, or influence: a small time politician. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • small — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 not large or big. 2 slender; thin. 3 not great in importance, amount, number, strength, or power. 4 not much; trifling (a small token; paid small attention). 5 insignificant; unimportant (a small matter; from small… …   Useful english dictionary

  • small-time — adjective Date: 1910 insignificant in performance, scope, or standing ; petty < small time thieves > • small timer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • small-time — adjective small time crook/gangster etc a criminal who is not very successful small timer noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • small-time — /ˈsmɔl taɪm/ (say smawl tuym) adjective Colloquial insignificant or petty: a small time crook. –small timer, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • small-time — adjective informal unimportant; minor. Derivatives small timer noun …   English new terms dictionary

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