a penny saved (is a penny earned)

Definition of a penny saved (is a penny earned)

used to say that it is important to save money

Word by Word Definitions

penny play
  1. : a monetary unit of the United Kingdom formerly equal to ¹/₂₄₀ pound but now equal to ¹/₁₀₀ pound

  2. : a similar monetary unit of any of various other countries in or formerly in the Commonwealth of Nations — see pound at Money Table

  3. : a coin representing one penny

  1. : being a (designated) nail size

save play saved
  1. : to deliver from sin

  2. : to rescue or deliver from danger or harm

  3. : to preserve or guard from injury, destruction, or loss

  1. : a play that prevents an opponent from scoring or winning

  2. : the action of a relief pitcher in baseball in successfully protecting a team's lead

  1. : other than : but, except

  1. : except for the fact that : only

  2. : but, except

earn play earned
  1. : to receive as return for effort and especially for work done or services rendered

  2. : to bring in by way of return

  3. : to come to be duly worthy of or entitled or suited to

  1. : grieve


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