Meaning of “for what it's worth” in the English Dictionary


"for what it's worth" in English

See all translations

for what it's worth


said when you are giving someone a piece of information and you are not certain if that information is useful or important:

For what it's worth, I think he may be right.
They are, for what it's worth, the single most successful playhouse in the West.

(Definition of “for what it's worth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"for what it’s worth" in American English

See all translations

for what it’s worth

infml used to show that you know someone may not care, but you are going to say something anyway:

Nonetheless, I’d like to give my opinion, for what it’s worth.

(Definition of “for what it’s worth” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)