kid-stakes

/ˈkɪd-steɪks/ (say 'kid-stayks)

plural noun Colloquial
1. nonsense; joking pretence: *`I didn't see him, I tell you.' `You told his Ma you did.' `That was only kidstakes.' –xavier herbert, 1938.
2. a small amount, especially of money; small stakes.
3. something of no account: the pre-season competition is just kid-stakes compared to the premiership.
Also, kidstakes. {British slang kid humbug + stake2 + -s3}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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