jack shit

jack shit
n
American
nothing. A dismissive or contemptuous term, originally with folksy southern overtones, but now common.
Man, I worked hard all my life and ended up with jack shit.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • jack shit — UK US See:jack 1 6 * * * n. [usu. with negative] vulgar slang anything at all * * * ˌjack ˈshit 7 [jack shit] noun uncountable ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • jack shit — jack′ shit n. vulgar sl. sts jack 13) • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • jack shit — see JACK1 4 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jack-shit — 1. n. a stupid and worthless person. (Usually refers to a male. Usually objectionable.) □ Don’t be such a stupid jack shit! □ What a jack shit! Not a brain in his head! 2. n. anything; anything at all. (Always in a negative expression.) □ This… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • jack shit — /ˈdʒæk ʃɪt/ (say jak shit) noun Colloquial (taboo) nothing: to owe someone jack shit. Also, jackshit …  

  • Jack shit — nothing: We owe you jack shit …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • jack shit — Australian Slang nothing: We owe you jack shit …   English dialects glossary

  • jack shit — UK / US See: jack I, 6) …   English dictionary

  • jack shit — noun nothing, anything ( dont is optional) …   Wiktionary

  • jack shit — Pron. Nothing. Orig. U.S …   English slang and colloquialisms

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