tup·​pence ˈtə-pən(t)s How to pronounce tuppence (audio)

variant of twopence

: the sum of two pennies

Note: Twopence is usually used of two British pennies.

plural twopence or twopences : a coin worth twopence

Examples of tuppence in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The whole episode has been comedic, other than that the government wasted your tuppence setting up a board that will probably never operate. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 18 May 2022

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“Tuppence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuppence. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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variant of twopence

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