toonie

[too-nee]

twoonie

or too·nie

[too-nee]
noun
  1. Canadian Informal. a two-dollar coin.

Origin of twoonie

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Historical Examples of toonie

  • When her husband did not return, Toonie's wife became a kind of a widow.

    Moonshine & Clover

    Laurence Housman

  • Toonie could not understand what the old fellow meant, and he could not speak to him.

    Moonshine & Clover

    Laurence Housman

  • But when they found that Toonie still held him, quickly they all let go.

    Moonshine & Clover

    Laurence Housman

  • As for Toonie, he went on right over the top of Drundle Head, keeping his eyes well to the right; but never a fairy did he see.

    Moonshine & Clover

    Laurence Housman

  • And so she cried until her child was born and named little Toonie in memory of his lost father.

    Moonshine & Clover

    Laurence Housman


British Dictionary definitions for toonie

toonie

twonie

noun
  1. Canadian informal a Canadian two-dollar coin
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