- absolutely nothing; nothing of value, significance, or substance
- We searched for hours and found bupkis.
Often translated as meaning small round fecal pellets, referring to the shape of goat droppings. A colorful usage, though a more emphatic expression (in Yiddish more so than in English) is "bupkis mit kaduchas" (באָבקעס מיט קדחת (bobkes mit kadokhes), translating roughly to "shivering shit balls".
- See also Wikisaurus:nothing