twopenny

adjective

two·​pen·​ny ˈtəp-nē How to pronounce twopenny (audio)
ˈtə-pə-,
US also
ˈtü-ˌpe-nē How to pronounce twopenny (audio)
: costing or worth twopence

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of twopenny was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Twopenny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twopenny. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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