Definition of bupkis in English:


Syllabification: bup·kis
Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝opkis, ˈbəp-


US informal
Nothing at all: you know bupkis about fundraising
More example sentences
  • 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.


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