tuppenny


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tup·pen·ny

 (tŭp′nē)
adj. Chiefly British
Variant of twopenny.

tuppenny

(ˈtʌpənɪ)
adj
a variant spelling of twopenny

two•pen•ny

(ˈtʌp ə ni, ˈtuˌpɛn i)

also tuppenny



adj.
1. of the amount or value of twopence.
2. costing twopence.
3. of very little value; trifling; worthless.
[1525–35]
Translations

tuppenny

adj (Brit) sweets etcfür zwei Pence; he doesn’t give a tuppenny damn about you (inf)er schert sich einen (feuchten) Dreck um dich (inf)
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Of occasional "penny returns" on the tram to Woolton, or even tuppenny ferry trips to the seaside and fairground at New Brighton.
As the sole arbiter of the Ministerial Code, he has, like a tuppenny Soviet dictator, decided that he is not accountable to it.
Yet in writing for a tuppenny paper Shorter draws the
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Ex-Liberal Democrat leader Lord Ashdown said: "People are fed up with yet another tuppenny tin-pot imitation Churchill promising to 'fight them on the beaches' while weakening our defences and wrecking our economy.
Former Liberal Democrat leader Lord Ashdown said: "People are fed up with yet another tuppenny tin-pot imitation Churchill promising to 'fight them on the beaches' while weakening our defences and wrecking our economy.
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Distanced from the metropolitan concerns of the Pall Mall Gazette, they circulated widely: when people as far apart as Windsor, Taunton, Manchester, and Guernsey complained about obscene material flooding the streets in the wake of the Maiden Tribute, it was the tuppenny pamphlet they cited, not the Pall Mall Gazette (see "A Hawker" 8; "A Country Rector" 8; "Indecent Publications" 2; "A.
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Fans and players won't give a tuppenny toss about playing for a B team - because it won't matter which team wins.
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He told the RTE Guide: "People laugh at Bono and he's well aware of it and couldn't give a tuppenny curse - as far as he is concerned, what he's doing is more important than being laughed at.