Definition of Penny ante poker

1. Noun. Poker played for small stakes.

Exact synonyms: Penny Ante
Generic synonyms: Poker, Poker Game

Lexicographical Neighbors of Penny Ante Poker

penny-wise and pound-foolish
penny ante
penny ante poker (current term)
penny arcade
penny arcades
penny bank
penny chew
penny chews
penny dreadful
penny dreadfuls
penny for them
penny for your thoughts
penny in the fusebox
penny pincher

Literary usage of Penny ante poker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Classified and Arranged So by Peter Mark Roget (1911)
"... Napoleon, patience, pairs; banker; blind -, draw -, straight -, stud- poker; bluff; bridge, -whist; lotto, monte, nap, penny-ante, poker, ..."

2. Buddy Ballads: Songs of the A.E.F. by Braley, Berton (1919)
"I'll take my risks in auction bridge and penny-ante poker, Where there's no German Fokker bus to be the little joker, Let others gamble in the games of ..."

3. The King of the Alley: William Duer, Politician, Entrepreneur, and by Robert Francis Jones (1992)
"... detriment of me public interest.42 Another attempt by Duer to profit from his position made the Janis contract look like a penny ante poker game. ..."

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