toonie

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noun too·nie \ˈtü-nē\

Definition of toonie

plural

toonies

Canada, informal

  1. :  a coin worth two Canadian dollars Talented street musicians and performers work the crowds here [in Quebec] for a few loonies ($1 coins) or toonies ($2 coins) … — Sony Stark, Preview Massachusetts, August 2007 The toonie has an inner circle of gold and an outer ring of white gold.

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Origin and Etymology of toonie

blend of 1two and loonie


First Known Use: 1995


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