HyperDic: penny_ante

English > 2 senses of the expression penny ante:
NOUNactpenny antea business deal on a trivial scale
actpenny ante, penny ante pokerpoker played for small stakes
English > penny ante: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA business deal on a trivial scale.
Broaderdeal, trade, business dealA particular instance of buying or selling
English > penny ante: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningpoker played for small stakes.
Synonympenny ante poker
Broaderpoker, poker gameAny of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand

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