catchpenny

adjective
catch·​pen·​ny | \ ˈkach-ˌpe-nē How to pronounce catchpenny (audio) , ˈkech-\

Definition of catchpenny

: using sensationalism or cheapness for appeal a catchpenny newspaper

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Examples of catchpenny in a Sentence

the novel's catchpenny title belies its serious literary ambitions

First Known Use of catchpenny

1705, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of catchpenny was in 1705

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