Definition of Tuppenny

1. Adjective. (British becoming old-fashioned) Literally, worth tuppence (two pence); of little value or status. ¹



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Definition of Tuppenny

1. twopenny [adj] - See also: twopenny

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuppenny

tupiks
tuple
tuples
tuplet
tuplets
tupman
tupmen
tupo
tupos
tupped
tuppence-worth
tuppence worth
tuppences
tuppenceworth
tuppenny (current term)
tuppenny-ha'penny
tuppeny
tupping
tups
tupuna
tupunas
tuque
tuques
tur
turacin
turacins
turaco
turacoes
turacos

Literary usage of Tuppenny

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1. Once a Week by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1867)
"At last he took to his water-hole again—it was not vi-ry deep or broad, for tuppenny still held Of: then he tried to catch Rag, and drown him, which is what ..."

2. Some English Story Tellers: A Book of the Younger Novelists by Frederic Taber Cooper (1912)
"An electric shock, received in the London " tuppenny Tube," has left no ... If the hero had not chanced to meet in the " tuppenny Tube" the girl who was his ..."

3. Irish Idylls by Jane Barlow (1893)
"... on end when filled and corded, and that you would not err in describing as one pound of two-and-tuppenny tea, and four of tuppenny-ha'penny soft sugar. ..."

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