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catchpenny

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adjective catch·pen·ny \ˈkach-ˌpe-nē, ˈkech-\

Definition of catchpenny

  1. :  using sensationalism or cheapness for appeal <a catchpenny newspaper>



Examples of catchpenny in a sentence

  1. <the novel's catchpenny title belies its serious literary ambitions>



1748

First Known Use of catchpenny

1748


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