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Meaning of "ninepence" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NINEPENCE

ninepence  [ˈnaɪnpəns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NINEPENCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ninepence is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NINEPENCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ninepence in the English dictionary

The definition of ninepence in the dictionary is an English coin worth nine pennies. Other definition of ninepence is a mentally slow person.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NINEPENCE


comeuppance
ˌkʌmˈʌpəns
crepance
ˈkriːpəns
discrepance
dɪsˈkrɛpəns
eightpence
ˈeɪtpəns
fippence
ˈfɪpəns
fivepence
ˈfaɪvpəns
fourpence
ˈfɔːpəns
ha´pence
ˈheɪpəns
sevenpence
ˈsevənpəns
sixpence
ˈsɪkspəns
tenpence
ˈtenpəns
threepence
ˈθrɛpəns
thruppence
ˈθrʌpəns
tuppence
ˈtʌpəns
twopence
ˈtʌpəns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NINEPENCE

nine to five
nine-day wonder
nine-days wonder
nine-eleven
nine-hole
nine-nine-nine
nine-to-five
ninebark
ninefold
nineholes
ninepin
ninepins
ninescore
nineteen
nineteenth
nineteenth hole
nineteenth man
nineteenthly
nineties
ninetieth

WORDS THAT END LIKE NINEPENCE

at your convenience
audience
conference
confidence
difference
evidence
experience
halfpence
influence
Lawrence
of the essence
pence
Peter pence
Peter´s pence
political science
presence
reference
residence
science
spence

Synonyms and antonyms of ninepence in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ninepence» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NINEPENCE

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

Translator English - Chinese

ninepence
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nueve peniques
570 millions of speakers

English

ninepence
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ninepence
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ninepence
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

девять пенсов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nove pence
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ninepence
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

neuf pence
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Keberanian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

neun Pence
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ninepence
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ninepence
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ninepence
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ninepence
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ninepence
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नऊपेन्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ninepence
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nove penny
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ninepence
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дев´ять пенсів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nouă penny
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ninepence
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ninepence
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ninepence
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ninepence
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ninepence

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NINEPENCE»

The term «ninepence» is normally little used and occupies the 139.328 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NINEPENCE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NINEPENCE»

Discover the use of ninepence in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ninepence and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Gladys Aylward: The Little Woman
6. Ninepence. THOUGH I HAD MADE FRIENDS among the Chinese, I still longed for fellowship with someone of my own kind. I had prayed for years that someone would come out from England to share my work, but no one came, so I went on ...
Gladys Aylward, 1970
2
Daily Grace for Teens
Y G R U' I I OR I I I NS Ninepence is an odd name for a five-year-old Chinese girl. But then, Ninepence had led a rather odd life. She'd been kidnapped by a beggar who thought having a young child would make others more willing to give her ...
Honor Books, 2005
3
Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Ninepence. JVice as ninepence. A corruption of " Nice as nine-pins." In the game of nine-pins, the " men " are set in three rows with the utmost exactitude or nicety. Nimble as ninepence. Silver nine- pences were common till the year 1690, ...
Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, 2001
4
Minutes of Evidence Taken Before the Committee on the London ...
My impression is, it is ninepence a yard, or ninepence halfpenny. ' Do you not find the highest price for carrying earth to spoil is ninepence halfpenny '.'——I think it is ninepence I saw in Mr. Rastrick's statement. At what depth and what soil '.
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee on the London and Brighton Railway Bill, 1837
5
A simple catechism of modern history
Rebecca Salmon. SIMPLE CATECHISMS, Adapted to the Capacities of YOUNG CHILDREN. Printed in a Bold Clear Type, and Strongly Bound with Leather Backs. HISTORY OF ENGLAND. By Mrs. Gibbon. Fifteenth Edition. Price Ninepence.
Rebecca Salmon, 1865
6
Eighty Years' Progress of British North America: Showing the ...
In the same report, Governor Dongan notices “the custom or duty upon every beaver skin commonly called a whole beaver, ninepence.” “And that all other fur and peltry be valued accordingly, that is, for two half beavers ninepence; for four  ...
Henry Youle Hind, Thomas C. Keefer, Charles Robb, 1864
7
The numismatic chronicle
Gay has also in two places alluded to this custom,“ A ninepence bent, A token kind to Bumkinet is sent." Fifth Pastoral, l. 129. In his play entitled, “ The What d'ye Call it," acted about the year 1725, two rustic lovers are introduced, of whom the ...
‎1840
8
A Handy Book of the Land, Assessed, and Income Tax Laws; ...
Drawn—Claimed to have the assessment on him reduced from ninepence to sixpence, on account of a room in the front of his house, on the ground floor, being used for the sale of his goods. Goods are placed on shelves in the room for sale, ...
R. Rice DAVIES, 1864
9
The Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang
Eric Partridge. ninepence, grand or neat or nice or right as . Extremely neat, nice, right: coll: C.17–20 for neat (e.g. Howell, 1659), C.19–20 for the three others: grand, Dickens; right, Smedley, 1850; nice, T.Ashe, 1884, but implied in H., 2nd ed.
Eric Partridge, 2003
10
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: ...
nine wlnlu. A short nap: ca. 1820—50. (Bee.) Cf. forty winks. nine words at once. See talk nine words... nine yards. 'Everything ("the whole nine yards”)' (S/Ldr G.D. Wilson, 1979): RAF: late 1970s. ninepence. See devil and n.; nimble as...; ...
Eric Partridge, Paul Beale, 1984

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NINEPENCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ninepence is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Tragic Caldicot soldier's medals and letters to be auctioned
... separation allowance will cease on the 20th May 1917 and that she had been awarded a pension of 13 shillings and ninepence a week and ... «Free Press Series, Jul 15»
2
Revealed: Sunderland legends Kevin Phillips and Gary Rowell's …
Cooper might not be an obvious choice but he was a Jekyll and Hyde character – off the pitch as nice as ninepence; on it he could be a beast ... «Sunderland Echo, Jul 15»
3
Making of a mogul: The rise of media tycoon Richard Desmond
Later still, I put the price up to ninepence a ticket, pocketing the extra threepence, and eventually, when I realised I was doing all the work and ... «Express.co.uk, Jun 15»
4
Tony Lewis: "It's human to err - but it's even more human to laugh …
I settled down solo and grumpy in the “nines” (ninepence, the cheapest seat) to see a Goons movie called Down Among The Z-Men. No-one ... «WalesOnline, Jun 15»
5
Not just jam and Jerusalem as women fought social ills
The competition at a meeting in 1945 was 'What to give a man for supper for ninepence'. “During the Second World War, Radley WI played its ... «Oxford Mail, Apr 15»
6
Stan and delivered
“Day return from Redcar to Shildon, three shillings and ninepence,” said Stan, with Methodist honesty, and was duly reimbursed. “Bishop ... «The Northern Echo, Apr 15»
7
The history of a local theatre in Northbridge shows it was used for …
In the 1940s, tickets for the Saturday-afternoon flicks cost sixpence for the stalls and ninepence upstairs, but unaccompanied children had to ... «The Daily Telegraph, Mar 15»
8
UPDATE 2-New era of gold benchmarking to start with six pioneers
12 that year, set the price of gold at 4 pounds, 18 shillings and ninepence an ounce. The last fix, on Thursday, set the price at $1,166.00. «Reuters UK, Mar 15»
9
The £600k car once owned by a Norfolk doctor
A gallon of petrol in 1963 cost just four shillings and ninepence, or about 24p in modern money. Keywords: Norfolk. Share link. shares. «Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, Mar 15»
10
Carlisle barber retiring after 54 years
When the barber shop first opened, a cut cost two shillings and ninepence, rising to 3s and 6d. “When we went metric it changed to 17 and a ... «News & Star, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ninepence [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ninepence>. Jun 2019 ».
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