not cost a penny
not cost a dime/nickel
Definition of not cost a penny
: to not cost any money : to be free Come to my party. It won't cost (you) a penny.
Word by Word Definitions
: the amount or equivalent paid or charged for something : price
: the outlay or expenditure (as of effort or sacrifice) made to achieve an object
: loss or penalty incurred especially in gaining something
: to require expenditure or payment
: to require effort, suffering, or loss
: to have a price of
: a monetary unit of the United Kingdom formerly equal to 1⁄240 pound but now equal to 1⁄100 pound
: a coin representing one penny
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