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 (tŭp′ə-nē, to͞o′pĕn′ē)
1. Worth or costing two pennies: twopenny candy.
2. Cheap; worthless.


(ˈtʌpənɪ) or


1. Also: twopenny-halfpenny. cheap or tawdry
2. (intensifier): a twopenny damn.
3. worth two pence


(ˈtʌp ə ni, ˈtuˌpɛn i)

also tuppenny

1. of the amount or value of twopence.
2. costing twopence.
3. of very little value; trifling; worthless.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.twopenny - of trifling worthtwopenny - of trifling worth      
cheap, inexpensive - relatively low in price or charging low prices; "it would have been cheap at twice the price"; "inexpensive family restaurants"


[ˈtʌpənɪ] ADJ
1. (Brit) → de dos peniques, que vale dos peniques
References in classic literature ?
As the cab drew up before the address indicated, the fog lifted a little and showed him a dingy street, a gin palace, a low French eating house, a shop for the retail of penny numbers and twopenny salads, many ragged children huddled in the doorways, and many women of many different nationalities passing out, key in hand, to have a morning glass; and the next moment the fog settled down again upon that part, as brown as umber, and cut him off from his blackguardly surroundings.
I dropped into a barber's on my way, to get a twopenny shave, and they told me there he was something of a character.
It doesn't matter a twopenny damn to me one way or the other.
It was a twopenny novelette, and the author was Courtenay Paget.
He thinks with me," said Dorothea to herself, "or rather, he thinks a whole world of which my thought is but a poor twopenny mirror.
But the Parisians wanting to save their trumpery skins, and afraid for their twopenny shops, open their gates and there is a beginning of the ragusades, and an end of all joy and happiness; they make a fool of the Empress, and fly the white flag out at the windows.
I'm man-servant up at the Travellers' Twopenny in Gas Works Garding,' this thing explains.
We can't help going round by the Travellers' Twopenny, if we go the short way, which is the back way,' Durdles answers, 'and we'll drop him there.
And don't let me see any more of you to- night, after we come to the Travellers' Twopenny.
They are also addressed by some half-dozen other hideous small boys--whether twopenny lodgers or followers or hangers-on of such, who knows
Snodgrass was affected, but he undertook the delivery of the note as readily as if he had been a twopenny postman.
Lewis's account of the "extremely small, loose sheets" upon which Williams liked to compose, which Lewis describes as coming from "a twopenny pad" (Torso 2).