something lame, dead-end, a dud, insignificant; especially something with high expectations that turns out to be average, pathetic, or overhyped.
"much to the team's dismay, the number one pick in this year's draft turned out to be a nothingburger"
by Nutmegs June 10, 2006
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Political bill that appears to promise much if only its title and summary are read. Then when the entire bill is read and its projections are analyzed it quickly becomes apparent that the promises it makes are incapable of being delivered.
Bill 1222 promising free prescription medication to all seniors vastly under estimates the related costs, and over values dubious revenue sources. Worse, this NOTHINGBURGER of the year could lead to disasters in senior households as they prepare budgets with free prescription coverage.
by ProudMale March 22, 2017
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similar to fortniteburger.net, but it's not online and the fortnite characters are replaced with nothing
nothingburgers aka nothing are delish!
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Widespread evidence of a massive criminal conspiracy with a hostile foreign power dismissed by another group of people suffering from a spell of delusion and blind partisanship.
Yeah, that whole Trump-Russia thing is a real nothingburger.
by Benedict J Trump July 21, 2017
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A news story hyped up by the mainstream media for ratings or for political agenda.
Did you hear Donald Trump is colluding with Russians? Naw man, that's a nothingburger.
by Kikya July 7, 2017
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