loonie

noun loon·ie \ ˈlü-nē \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of loonie

Canada
: a coin worth one Canadian dollar

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Origin and Etymology of loonie

from the image of a loon on the obverse of the coin


LOONIE Defined for English Language Learners

loonie

noun

Definition of loonie for English Language Learners

  • : a coin that is worth one Canadian dollar


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