Brass razoo

no money

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • Brass razoo — is an Australian term that arose as [military s so. url= http://members.ozemail.com.au/ jpascal/comp3.htm |title= Value and price |author= J. Pascal |work= OzEmail |accessdate=2008 03 02 ] The term itself is not a neologism, but has been part of… …   Wikipedia

  • brass razoo — Australian Slang no money …   English dialects glossary

  • Not to get a brass razoo — to be very poor …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Not to have got a brass razoo — to be very poor …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Not worth a brass razoo — not even worth a penny …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • not to get a brass razoo — Australian Slang to be very poor …   English dialects glossary

  • not to have got a brass razoo — Australian Slang to be very poor …   English dialects glossary

  • not worth a brass razoo — Australian Slang not even worth a penny …   English dialects glossary

  • razoo — /rə zooˈ/ (Aust and NZ informal) noun A (non existent) coin of insignificant value, esp in phrases not have a (brass) razoo, give someone every last razoo, etc ORIGIN: Origin obscure …   Useful english dictionary

  • razoo — not a brass razoo No money at all. A razoo is a non existent coin of trivial value. The origin of the term is unknown, although it is possibly a corruption of the French coin called a sou. The expression is always used in the negative We did all… …   Australian idioms


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