Definition of Twopenny

1. Adjective. Of trifling worth.




Definition of Twopenny

1. a. Of the value of twopence.

Definition of Twopenny

1. Adjective. Having a value or cost of twopence. ¹

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Definition of Twopenny

1. worth twopence [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twopenny

twolings
twomp
twomps
twoness
twonesses
twonk
twonked
twonking
twonks
twoonie
twoonies
twopartite
twopence
twopences
twopenn'orth
twopenny (current term)
twopenny-halfpenny
twopenn’orths
twos
twoscore
twoscores
twosies
twosome
twosomes
twoth
twothirds
twotino
twotinos
twoty
twp

Literary usage of Twopenny

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1820)
"twopenny says, lie " remembers a great-coat being brought down ... Now that twopenny saw the coat brought down is actually contradicted by himselt a little ..."

2. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1820)
"Now that twopenny saw the coat brought down is actually contradicted by himself a ... It is no matter at which of these periods twopenny entered the room, ..."

3. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"A few years ago the receiving offices of the General and twopenny Post were quite distinct, and a letter for the country dropped inadvertently into the ..."

4. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1902)
"B. entered the shop and asked for a twopenny loaf, and was served by R. with a loaf similar in shape and appearance to the he paid 2d. ..."

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