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Meaning of "fourpenny" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOURPENNY

fourpenny  [ˈfɔːpənɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOURPENNY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Fourpenny is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES FOURPENNY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of fourpenny in the English dictionary

The definition of fourpenny in the dictionary is a blow, esp with the fist.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FOURPENNY


accompany
əˈkʌmpənɪ
Albany
ˈɔːlbənɪ
Anthony
ˈæntənɪ
Antony
ˈæntənɪ
balcony
ˈbælkənɪ
Bethany
ˈbɛθənɪ
Brittany
ˈbrɪtənɪ
ceremony
ˈsɛrɪmənɪ
colony
ˈkɒlənɪ
company
ˈkʌmpənɪ
ebony
ˈɛbənɪ
felony
ˈfɛlənɪ
Germany
ˈdʒɜːmənɪ
harmony
ˈhɑːmənɪ
mahogany
məˈhɒɡənɪ
symphony
ˈsɪmfənɪ
tenpenny
ˈtɛnpənɪ
testimony
ˈtɛstɪmənɪ
tiffany
ˈtɪfənɪ
Tuscany
ˈtʌskənɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOURPENNY

fourpence
fourpenny one
fourplay
fourplex
fourscore
fourscorth
fourses
foursome
foursome reel
foursquare
foursquarely

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOURPENNY

a bad penny
a pretty penny
catchpenny
eightpenny
fivepenny
halfpenny
ha´penny
jenny
new penny
penny
pinchpenny
scrapepenny
sixpenny
spend a penny
threepenny
truepenny
tuppenny
tuppenny-ha´penny
twalpenny
two a penny
twopenny

Synonyms and antonyms of fourpenny in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «fourpenny» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOURPENNY

Find out the translation of fourpenny to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of fourpenny from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «fourpenny» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

四便士
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fourpenny
570 millions of speakers

English

fourpenny
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

fourpenny
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

fourpenny
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Fourpenny
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fourpenny
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

fourpenny
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

quatre pence
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fourpenny
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fourpenny
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

fourpenny
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

fourpenny
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Punggung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

fourpenny
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

fourpenny
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चार पेनी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Fourpenny
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Fourpenny
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Fourpenny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Fourpenny
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fourpenny
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Fourpenny
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

fourpenny
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Fourpenny
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Fourpenny
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of fourpenny

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOURPENNY»

The term «fourpenny» is normally little used and occupies the 141.376 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOURPENNY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «fourpenny» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «fourpenny» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about fourpenny

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOURPENNY»

Discover the use of fourpenny in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fourpenny and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
May Cunningham's Trial, by the Author of 'Two Fourpenny Bits'.
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed.
Elizabeth Anna Hart, 2012
2
Fourpenny Flyer
Johnnie Easter takes his family by surprise when he falls in love with Harriet Sowervy.
Beryl Kingston, 2012
3
Two Fourpenny Bits, by the Author of 'Tiny Houses'
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition.
Elizabeth Anna Hart, 2013
4
The Stamp-collector's magazine
[A seventh type is composed of the current green penny, light and dark-mauve twopenny, pale and deep-rose fourpenny, and orange eightpenny, differing from No. 3 by the absence of the words POSTAGE STAMP. The present two shillings ...
‎1866
5
My Fourpenny Jesus
My Fourpenny Jesus is a collection of personal poems and stories written over a lifetime. Jesus has always been a great source of inspiration to Margaret Randall through the years and many of her poems explore her deep Christian faith.
Margaret Randall, 2011
6
The Mirror of Parliament
I propose to make a large experiment on the postages for shorter distances, by reducing them one half, keeping, at the same time, a strict account of the revenue which would have been derived from the fourpenny postages, and of that which ...
John Henry Barrow, 1838
7
Central Criminal Court. Minutes of Evidence
shilling I took from you into the till with two fourpenny-pieces and one sixpence — I gave a shilling for a shilling's worth of halfpence — 1 took that shilling from my till — I did not speak to her about bad money — in general we have plenty of ...
Great Britain. Central Criminal Court, Henry Buckler, 1837
8
Second Book of Oboe Solos
Titles: Blow: Ayre * Richardson: A Dance-Fragmant; Air; A Fourpenny Fable; Sea Sharp; Song From The Hillside; Adventure In Staccato; Down In The Valley; A Melody For David; The Kisscadee Bird * Schumann: Flirst Loss * Purcell: Rondeau; Air; ...
Janet Craxton, Alan Richardson, 1998
9
Treasure Island
He had taken me aside one day and promised me a silver fourpenny on the first of every month if I would only keep my "weather-eye open for a seafaring man with one leg" and let him know the moment he appeared. Often enough when the  ...
Robert Louis Stevenson
10
Grammardog Guide to Treasure Island
He had taken me aside one day and promised me a silver fourpenny on the first of every month if I would only keep my “weather-eye open for a seafaring man with one leg” and let him know the moment he appeared. Often enough when the  ...
Robert Louis Stevenson, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOURPENNY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term fourpenny is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Warwick Folk Festival aims to attract more locals
This year we are going to start on the Wednesday night with an event in The Old Fourpenny Shop. “We are promoting the festival to local ... «Leamington Courier, Apr 15»
2
Look: 12 best microbreweries in Coventry and Warwickshire
The brewery is a joint venture between Underwood Wines, the Old Fourpenny Shop Hotel and the Case Is Altered. Head brewer is currently ... «Coventry Telegraph, Feb 15»
3
Homelessness in Victorian London: exhibition charts life on the streets
A woman in Hanbury Street shelter, Whitechapel, in 1894 told a visitor: “I did used to think myself lucky if I'd the chance of a fourpenny lodging, ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
4
Comradeship, unity and loyalty at the RNA - Warwick branch
... comradeship set out at their very first meeting. That was held at the Old Fourpenny Shop in Warwick 60 years ago on 29th September, 1954. «Leamington Courier, Aug 14»
5
I almost punched James Hunt says Hampshire Formula One legend …
“I had my fists back to give him a fourpenny one because I was absolutely incandescent with rage.” Daily Echo: But as he prepared to hit out he ... «Daily Echo, Mar 14»
6
Day Hunt drove Murray to the end of his tether: Broadcasting legend …
'I actually had my fist back to give him a fourpenny one because I was absolutely incandescent with rage. 'I looked across and Mark Wilson the ... «Daily Mail, Mar 14»
7
10 Very British References in Beatles Songs
Four of chips during Paul's childhood would have been a fourpenny portion of french fries, bought as a late night snack. Changing it to fish ... «Anglophenia, Feb 14»
8
Tatts October Sale Book 2 - day one as it happens
Lot 519; ch f Dutch Art - Makara; this half-sister to dual Listed winner Fourpenny Lane gets Hillwood Stud's draft off to a good start when selling ... «Racing Post Bloodstock, Oct 13»
9
Ogilvie team unearths time capsule
To the astonishment of the team on site it contained a groat – an old fourpenny piece – dating back to 1836, along with a sixpence dated 1844. «The Construction Index, Oct 13»
10
Lynne Truss on returning to childhood classics
... and just deciding that you can't have references to “a fourpenny packet of Player's Weights” any more, because even cheap cigarettes today ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Sep 13»

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