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Cracker jack prize

noun phrase

Something of very little value: The Whitney show is full of works that bring to mind gigantic gift boxes containing plastic Cracker Jack prizes

[late 1800s+; fr the fact that each box of Cracker Jacks2 contains a little gift among the glazed popcorn]


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