twopenny

[tuhp-uh-nee, too-pen-ee]
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adjective

of the amount or value of twopence.
costing twopence.
of very little value; trifling; worthless.

Nearby words

  1. twofold purchase,
  2. twolegged,
  3. twonie,
  4. twoonie,
  5. twopence,
  6. tworkov,
  7. twort,
  8. twosome,
  9. twp,
  10. twp.

Also tuppenny.

Origin of twopenny

First recorded in 1525–35; two + penny

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British Dictionary definitions for twopenny

twopenny

tuppenny

adjective mainly British

Also: twopenny-halfpenny. cheap or tawdry
(intensifier)a twopenny damn
worth two pence
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