- a trusty, honest fellow.
Origin of truepenny
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Examples from the Web for truepenny
"Delighted, indeed," stammered Mr. Truepenny, colouring like a girl.
"Oh, certainly, with pleasure—in the evening," said Truepenny.
If I don't like Mr. Truepenny, why I can't help it; and there's an end.
He might have been killed, and what would Mr. Truepenny have cared?
"And much Mr. Truepenny would have helped you then, Ma'am," said the good girl.