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Definitions

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  • interj. it doesn't matter; no worries
  • adj. unimportant, irrelevant

Etymologies

From German macht nichts. Apparently originated with American soldiers stationed in Germany after World War II. (Wiktionary)

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  • derived from the German 'machts nichts' meaning "it makes no difference."

    July 13, 2008

  • From the Word Detective

    July 13, 2008