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


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

Also tuppenny.

Origin of twopenny

First recorded in 1525–35; two + penny Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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adjective mainly British

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