Definition of bupkis in English:


Line breaks: bup¦kis
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌpkɪs


[mass noun] US informal
  • Nothing at all: you know bupkis about fundraising
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    • But this is a guy who has bupkis to say when a fellow Christian hypocrite lies to the voters on a daily basis about matters of life and death, so I guess I shouldn't be surprised.
    • I thought I knew a good deal about the film - well, I knew bupkis.
    • George Bush took 19 votes to John Kerry's 7, leaving Ralph Nader with bupkis.


from Yiddish.

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