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also twoo·nie  (to͞o′nē)
n. Informal
A Canadian coin worth two dollars.

[two + -ie (modeled on loonie).]
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(ˈtuːnɪ) or


(Currencies) informal Canadian a Canadian two-dollar coin
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(ˈtu ni)
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That's like throwing a toonie out the window every 100 km.
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He advised that there were ways to make money at buck and does without breaking the law, including: charging an entrance fee; having a silent or a real auction; donation jars; and playing games of skill like a toonie toss.
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