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half·pen·ny

 (hā′pə-nē, hāp′nē)
n. pl. half·pence (hā′pəns) or half·pen·nies
1.
a. A British coin worth one half of a new penny.
b. A British coin worth one half of an old penny, no longer in circulation.
2. The sum of one half of a penny.

halfpenny

(ˈheɪpnɪ; for sense 1 ˈhɑːfˌpɛnɪ) or

ha'penny

npl -penniespl -penniespl -pencepl -pence
1. (Currencies) Also called: half a small British coin worth half a new penny, withdrawn from circulation in 1985
2. (Currencies) an old British coin worth half an old penny
3. (Currencies) the sum represented by half a penny
4. something of negligible value
5. (modifier) having the value or price of a halfpenny
6. (modifier) of negligible value

half•pen•ny

(ˈheɪ pə ni, ˈheɪp ni)

n., pl. half•pen•nies for 1; half•pence (ˈheɪ pəns) for 2; n.
1. a former British coin equal to half a penny.
2. the sum of half a penny.
adj.
3. of the price or value of a halfpenny.
4. of little value; worthless.
[1225–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.halfpenny - an English coin worth half a pennyhalfpenny - an English coin worth half a penny  
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
Translations

halfpenny

[ˈheɪpnɪ] N (halfpennies or halfpence (pl)) [ˈheɪpəns] (Hist) → medio penique m
not to have a halfpenny or two halfpennies to rub togetherno tener un céntimo, estar sin blanca

halfpenny

[ˈheɪpni ˈhɑːfpɛni] ndemi-penny mhalf pint half-pint nquart m de litrehalf-price half price [ˌhɑːfˈpraɪs]
adj [goods, ticket] → à moitié prix
to be half price → être à moitié prix
n
at half price [goods] → à moitié prix
We can get in for half price → On peut entrer en payant demi-tarif.
adv [sell, buy] → à moitié prixhalf-sister [ˈhɑːfsɪstər] ndemi-sœur fhalf-term half term [ˌhɑːfˈtɜːrm] n (British) (= holiday) → petites vacances fpl congé de milieu de trimestre
What are you planning to do at half-term? → Qu'as-tu prévu de faire pendant les petites vacances ?half-timbered [ˌhɑːfˈtɪmbərd] adjà colombagehalf time half-time n [match] → mi-temps f
at half-time → à la mi-tempshalf-time [ˌhɑːfˈtaɪm] modif [score] → à la mi-tempshalf-truth half truth [ˈhɑːftruːθ] ndemi-vérité f

halfpenny

[ˈheɪpnɪ] n (-pennies or -pence (pl)) [ˈheɪpəns] (Brit) → mezzo penny m inv