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small-time

adjective uk   /ˈsmɔːl.taɪm/  us   /ˈsmɑːl-/ disapproving
not very successful or important: a small-time crook a small-time theatre
small-timer
noun [C] uk   /ˈsmɔːl.taɪ.mər/  us   /ˈsmɑːl.taɪ.mɚ/
The police are arresting the small-timers when they should be going for the ringleaders.
Translations of “small-time”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不起眼的,不很成功的…
in Russian мелкий…
in Turkish önemsiz ve başarısız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不起眼的,不很成功的…
in Polish drobny…
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