Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to penny ante poker
  • adj. played for small stakes
  • adj. trivial

Etymologies

From penny + ante (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So, professor, there's another slip of your "factuality" for you — and not pennyante either!

    Nelson Algren: An Exchange

  • Not to mention that this is such cheap pennyante stuff.

    Signs of the Times

  • I mean, it’s like he doesn’t really understand that we’ll mostly likely be coerced to cut the budget in the near future, precisely because of his and his kind’s pennyante behavior.

    Matthew Yglesias » Hegemony and Deficit

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