noun Chiefly British Archaic.
Origin of penny-a-liner
Examples from the Web for penny-a-liner
"Clear enough, I think," said Van, when I raised my eyes from the protracted periods of the penny-a-liner.
That aspiration and fervor are now so much the rule that the least penny-a-liner can judge the new poet?The Journal of Arthur Stirling|Upton Sinclair
The penny-a-liner has long been the butt of a heartless world.About London|J. Ewing Ritchie
Mr. Hughes speaks, in the style of a penny-a-liner, of Tennyson's "amazing and unparalleled popular influence."Flowers of Freethought|George W. Foote
Motherhood to-day is on the lips of every penny-a-liner, every social patchworker and political climber.The Social Significance of the Modern Drama|Emma Goldman