[ loo-nee ]
/ ˈlu ni /
Canadian Informal. a dollar coin.
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Origin of loonie
From the image of a loon on the reverse
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Example sentences from the Web for loonie
The bairns can get tin cans an' a stane for a drumstick, an' we'll ha'e a loonie band.The Underworld|James C. Welsh
British Dictionary definitions for loonie
/ (ˈluːnɪ) /
- a Canadian dollar coin with a loon bird on one of its faces
- the Canadian currency
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