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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who belongs to a minor or local organization or to a petty gang.

Usage examples (24)
  • Sure, it was George's plan, that one big score every small-timer dreams of.
  • A small-timer up to now, the money-hungry Clay may be in over his head, and unfortunately, his crew begins to sense it.
  • The agency was thus another profit center for Ike, but running it personally gave him the professional aura of a small-timer.
  • 'If he's smooth, he don't have to worry too much about the cops, because he's such a small-timer, and when they come around, he cooperates. for more
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