Definition of skerrick in English:

skerrick

noun

Australian, New Zealand informal usually with negative
  • The smallest bit.

    ‘there's not a skerrick of food in the house’
    • ‘There is not a skerrick of evidence that that will happen.’
    • ‘No amount of consultancy reports will make one skerrick of difference.’
    • ‘They finished looking and left disgruntled having not found a skerrick.’
    • ‘There is not a skerrick of hope of a solution in this bill - not a hope in Hades.’
    • ‘Nobody has ever heard of that member over there doing any work at all - not a skerrick of work.’
    small portion, small piece, piece, portion, segment, section, part

Origin

Early 19th century of unknown origin. The word is also recorded as an English slang term meaning ‘halfpenny’.

Pronunciation

skerrick

/ˈskɛrɪk/