When Someone is worth less than Dust

“You are not worth the dust which the rude winddust in Shakespeare
Blows in your face.”
(King Lear 4.2)

Comments and How to Use. When you want to express your deep contempt for an individual of either sex.  See also ‘Insult, not worth another word – You are not worth another word, else I’d call you knave.’ (This reference is to be found in the book “Your Daily Shakespeare”

In the actual play. The duke of Albany begins to discover what stuff his evil wife Goneril is made of.

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