- of the amount or value of twopence.
- costing twopence.
- of very little value; trifling; worthless.
Origin of twopenny
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Examples from the Web for twopenny
Your only quarrel with me really is that I don't care a twopenny damn what you think about me.
Do you really care a twopenny damn if Blanche Stroeve is alive or dead?
I suppose they had wanted a twopenny cake, or something like that.The Way of All Flesh
They called to Captain Twopenny, who was approaching his cottage.The Voyages of the Ranger and Crusader
Nor have we lodging-houses with beds on the “twopenny rope” principle.Pickwickian Manners and Customs
- Also: twopenny-halfpenny. cheap or tawdry
- (intensifier)a twopenny damn
- worth two pence
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