the least value or merit; nothing or anything at all:
It’s not worth a tinker’s damn.
care / give a tinker’s damn, to have or feel little or no concern; be unaffected or unmoved:
I don’t care a tinker’s damn for their opinions.
(slang) the slightest heed (esp in the phrase not give a tinker’s damn or cuss)
- Care and feeding
care and feeding noun phrase Solicitous care and nurturing, like that given an infant: Sununu devoted himself to the care and feeding of a five-member Executive Council (1960s+)
- Care and maintenance
noun (commerce) the state of a building, ship, machinery, etc, that is not in current use although it is kept in good condition to enable it to be quickly brought into service if there is demand for it C & M
- Care attendant
noun (social welfare) (in Britain) a person who is paid to look after one or more severely handicapped people by visiting them frequently and staying when needed, but who does not live in
without anxiety or worry. requiring little care: carefree fabrics. Historical Examples A long, precious hour was still ahead of them, rich in care-free pleasures and oblivion. The Song of Songs Hermann Sudermann Gay, laughing, healthy, buxom—a natural product of her care-free environment. Theft Jack London Their care-free existence enables them to attain the highest average […]