Meaning of be not worth a crumpet in English:

be not worth a crumpet


informal Australian, New Zealand
  • Be of no value.

    • ‘the certificate that they hold is not worth a crumpet’
    • ‘He seems not to have any greater area of his body coloured in than he had when he wasn't worth a crumpet, maybe there has been some growing up done over the last year.’
    • ‘Winning races wasn't worth a crumpet unless the money was on with bookmakers.’
    • ‘Confidence-building between diplomats is not worth a crumpet in comparison with confidence-building between military staffs.’
    • ‘Our dollar is not worth a crumpet.’
    • ‘Anything that the Minister might say about the cost implications of this in this House are not worth a crumpet.’