penny ante

/ˌpɛni ˌænti/

Definitions of penny ante
  1. noun
    poker played for small stakes
    synonyms: penny ante poker
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    type of:
    poker, poker game
    any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
  2. noun
    a business deal on a trivial scale
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    type of:
    business deal, deal, trade
    a particular instance of buying or selling
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