pennyworth

noun
pen·​ny·​worth | \ ˈpe-nē-ˌwərth How to pronounce pennyworth (audio) , British often ˈpe-nərth \
plural pennyworth or pennyworths

Definition of pennyworth

1 : a penny's worth
2 : value for the money spent : bargain
3 : a small quantity : modicum

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Examples of pennyworth in a Sentence

even a used lawnmower would be a pennyworth at that price

First Known Use of pennyworth

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of pennyworth was before the 12th century

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“Pennyworth.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pennyworth. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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